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Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

Tucson Latina finds purpose in politics, and the history of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show with an avid shopper, and Beth Surdut pays attention to her desert neighbors, the coyote.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

Arizona Spotlight for August 14, 2015

Looking for bighorn sheep along the Colorado River; restoring two centuries of history at the San Xavier Mission; what it means to be the first college graduate in your family.

College Student Focuses on Hispanics, History and Heritage

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

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

A War On Grass

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

San Ysidro Festival

The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace invite the community to celebrate more than 4,000 years of local history.

Scientist Study a Mystery of the Deep

Montezuma Castle National Monument, between Phoenix and Flagstaff, is home to a body of water that has left scientists perplexed.

Locals Explore Ironwood Forest Natl Monument

Located in Tucson, place named after trees native to the area; executive director recommends people to visit.

AZ Landscape As Old As 30 Million Years, Geologist Says

The geology of Arizona has changed dramatically over time; state geologist discusses details.

Annual Winter Event Welcomes Birds, Revenue to S. AZ

Wings Over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival is celebrating 21 years; pumps tens of thousands of dollars into Southern Arizona economy.

Clean Water Agreement, Through Congress, Signed for AZ Tribe

Under $200M federal allocation, White Mountain Apaches will get 'clean water for another 100 years.'

Upgrades Proposed for Historic State Parks in Yuma

Infrastructure improvements for both; Quartermaster Depot to focus on Colorado River.

Buildings That Changed Tucson, 1783 to 2002

Tucson architect explains why four buildings encapsulate area's history

National Parks Week Spotlights Special Places

Nature, history, culture are major economic contributors to Arizona

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