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First-ever 'Oracle Dark Sky Cultural Festival' is this week

Residents embrace the economic boost to the town.

True Concord Voices & Orchestra premieres "Helios", and welcomes a friend from the final frontier - actor John de Lancie.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Patrick Robles, president of the Associated Students of the University of Arizona Student, urges the City of Tucson to keep public transit free; and The Tucson Orchid Society celebrates 50 years of shared fascination.

The Benefits of a Nestbox

Olya Weekley of the Tucson Audubon Society shares how we can help local birds by providing safe places to nest.

Rattlesnakes and toads out during monsoon season

Herpatologists get plenty of rattlesnake calls in August.

Water managers see promise in recycling sewage

It could be a solution for the shrinking Colorado River

Field Notes: Gila Monsters

Gila Monsters can be elusive, but occasionally they turn up in strange places.

50 Years of Tucson Orchids

The Tucson Orchid Society has been helping members learn about these colorful plants since 1972.

The Buzz: A strong monsoon brings road closures and floods

Why does some infrastructure get overwhelmed by above-average summer rain?

Poetry in Our Parks

Teacher and poet, Jodie Hollander, leads a series of poetry workshops across Arizona in April for National Poetry Month.

Field Notes: Tent Caterpillars

The mystery of the strange, webby sacks hanging from trees in the Santa Catalinas.

"Painting In, Painting Out": The world as seen by the Sonoran Plein Air Painters.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Hey Y'all", Fortune Feimster is coming to the Fox Tucson Theatre; and a new book for young readers tells the story of a female pioneer in molecular science.

Aerial spraying to combat buffelgrass coming to Saguaro NP Wednesday

Aerial spray will target areas of high spread, while other treatments continue to be used in less affected areas.

Tucson to require EV chargers at many new homes, businesses

Cost is an issue as inflation continues.

Arizona state fish might soon shed endangered designation

The Apache Trout was first listed as endangered in 1973.

As Lake Powell's water level declines, what is emerging in Glen Canyon?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The King of Sting" talks monsoons and insects; Author and illustrator Adam Rex on being "Writer in Residence" at the library; and a Medieval marital dispute -- over a video game -- from "Stories That Soar!".

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