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Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

The Art of Paying Attention: Regal Horned Lizard

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal...

German students David Sipple, Milan Daus, Stefan Zins and Davis Rösch have been riding bicycles all around Tucson during their visit.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Organ Pipe cacti are native to Mexico, but are also found in part of Arizona, in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

Birdwatchers look at Tucson wildlife from a distance.

People Flock to Tucson Bird And Wildlife Festival

Tucson Audubon Society holds 5th annual festival focusing on nature.

Arizona Spotlight for August 7, 2015

Author Kathryn Ferghuson discusses "The Haunting of the Mexican Border - One Woman's Journey"; Cooperative Extension offers expert help with agriculture and wellness; Chris Dashiell explores the heroic legacy of Zorro.

Jeffrey Silvertooth, PhD, addresses people who are learning more about agriculture.

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

The fountain at Reid Park is one of the many beautiful water features around Tucson.

College Student Focuses on Hispanics, History and Heritage

Anthropologist is holding discussions about people and public lands in Arizona.

Finding Abbey

Sean Prentiss' book explores the complicated legacy of Edward Abbey, and follows his footsteps through the Sonoran Desert region.

Arizona Spotlight for May 22nd, 2015

Tucson Audubon Society director discusses goals; meet fifteen-year-old Mike and his Big Brother; three "art moms" discuss sharing creativity with their kids; Nancy McCallion sings "He's Gone".

Woodpeckers are only one of the local species of birds that nest during the month of March.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

It's Rattlesnake Time; Be Aware, Compassionate, Group Says

Advocates for Snake Preservation conducts outreach programs on venomous reptiles, other species.

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

Buffelgrass is an invader species

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Rebecca Brukman. 10/22/12.
Two fishermen in boat at Lake Patagonia.

AZ State Parks Taking Part in 'First Day Hikes'

Offer guided hikes on New Year's Day

Saguaro National Park

'Bike Ranch' Proposal Near Saguaro National Park Causes Concerns

Opponents worry construction project is too dense; proponents say it's an environmentally-friendly way of developing land.

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