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Sharing lived experience plus keen observations.

On this Arizona Spotlight, hear three women who are telling vibrant stories across different mediums.

Taking the camel to the drive-in: David Leighton's history of the Reid Park Zoo

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Word of Mouth Print Space; celebrate imagination at the Library's Megamania!! Festival; and meet the founder of the Naco Wellness Initiative.

Activists submit 17,000 signatures urging closure of uranium mine near Grand Canyon

Groups like the Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity along with Tribal members say the mine risks drinking water.

Even fewer critically endangered vaquitas sighted in Mexico this year

Researchers say only six to eight of the porpoises were sighted.

Celebrating one of the Sonoran Desert's most popular visitors.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The secrets of the Vegan Night Market; how the Noyce Teaching Scholarship is helping to find and retain good STEM teachers in Arizona; and Julie Sasse says goodbye to the Tucson Museum of Art.

Remembering Movie Legend Roger Corman.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Macro photographer Jillian Cowles peers into the private life of spiders; and Chris Dashiell visits "The Tomb of Ligeia".

Reviving the Santa Cruz: efforts to restore Arizona’s endangered river

Local groups push for Urban National Wildlife Refuge designation.

Ten-Minute Dramas returns with "Daughter Putting On Airs".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA receives a historic donation of WWII memorabilia; visitors to the 2024 Tucson Festival of Books share "A Book I Love"; and an essay about the beauty of Agua Caliente Hill.

Balancing Act: The proposed Public Lands Rule aims to transform Bureau of Land Management’s stewardship

The new rule seeks to redefine priorities and practices at the nation’s largest land manager

Annual survey highlights positive trends in Mexican Wolf population recovery

Conservation efforts show encouraging results with cross-fostering and breeding initiatives

Bobcats Among Us

Bobcats are thriving in metropolitan Tucson in spite of the community's growth in the Sonoran Desert.

Put a ring on it for Valentine's Day talk at College of Science Lecture Series

Tree rings can reveal natural hsitory dating back thousands of years.

Celebrating Sonoran beauty through both science and art.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Theatre Company reveals "Intimate Apparel", starring Tracey N. Bonner, directed by Oz Scott.

Sandhill crane population remains higher than five and 10 year averages for the fourth year in a row

The Arizona Game and Fish Department estimates that about 42,200 Sandhill cranes are in southeast Arizona for fourth year in a row

Atascosa Borderlands: Connecting the land, the wildlife, and the people.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times; and, how do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?

Endangered red squirrel's numbers show decrease this year in southeastern Arizona

The annual survey conducted jointly by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Coronado National Forest and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service showed an estimate of 144 squirrels.

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