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Dive deep into the water shortage gripping the west on Arizona Public Media

Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West premieres April 15 on PBS 6

'Promotoras' Enlisted to Grow Rainwater Harvest

Latina community health educators hope to bring about greater awareness.

Forecasters Predict Arizona Will Return to Drought Conditions

El Niño’s rains went north to Sierras and Pacific Northwest

Praise and Pushback for Oak Flat Historic Designation

Native American sacred site sits atop proposed Resolution Copper Mine.

Bill Would Loosen Restrictions on Electronic Billboards

Astronomers worried that it will lead to incremental loss of dark skies.

"The Soul of an Octopus"

A conversation with naturalist and author Sy Montgomery about her ongoing quest to better understand the consciousness and emotions of animals.

Finding the Soul of an Octopus; and Who Killed Vincent Van Gogh?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking ahead to the Arizona legislative session's second half; The Department of Child Safety deals with backlog of cases.

Bighorn Sheep Population Grows in Santa Catalinas

The program to reintroduce bighorn sheep into the Catalina Mountains is about two and a half years old.

Jaguar Video Rekindles Debate over Santa Ritas Land Use

Endangered animal habitat and mining both a part of the range south of Tucson.

A Little Belleville Visits Tucson

Oscar-nominated composer Benoit Charest accompanies the film "The Triplets of Belleville" with music played on vacuum, refrigerator, and newspaper.

Digging Deeper - 7,000 feet - into Arizona's Copper Mines

'Arizona Week' goes underground to check in on one of the state's largest industries.

$5.9M for Water Conservation Near Fort Huachuca

Tucson non-profit Arizona Land and Water Trust will get federal money.

The Art of Paying Attention: Hummingbird Etiquette

Beth Surdut tells about a treasure hunt that begins with bird droppings and leads to one of the desert's smallest, fastest inhabitants.

Where Are El Niño Rains? Maybe More, Come March

Weather pattern has also brought above-average temperatures to the region.

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.

The Art of Paying Attention: Coyote

Author & illustrator Beth Surdut shares true stories about sharing the desert with the noisiest of neighbors.

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