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Park Service Seeking Tips in Saguaro Shooting

Vandals broke multiple laws by shooting a protected plant in a national park.

US House Passes Bill to Lift 'Red Tape' on Tucson's Udall Park

A bureaucratic mistake has limited city control of the park for almost three decades.

National Public Lands Day Brings Chance to Enjoy the Outdoors, Give Back

Federal land managers are looking for volunteers to help with restoration and improvement projects near Tucson.

Park Service to Start Culling Grand Canyon Bison Herd

The agency is looking to cut the population in half.

Looking Back on Fire Season in Arizona, and Places Touched by the Flames

Wildfire activity rose statewide, and Southern Arizona was home to some of the state's largest fires.

Love the Outdoors? There's a Way to Help Others Enjoy It

Pima County is looking for volunteer 'trail stewards' to assist with safety, accessibility.

The Future of a Link to the Past

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Local hip hop dance team scores at national contest; Pink Martini brings swanky sounds to Tucson; "Love Letters to the Library" returns; and a profile of an Arizonan who fought in the Vietnam War.

Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Heat May Have Killed Illinois Man West of Tucson

34-year-old's body found on hiking trail in Saguaro National Park West.

Tucson Ranks Low in Public Park Availability

Trust for Public Land rankings show many Tucsonans do not have easy access to a park.

Grand Canyon Considers Thinning Bison Herd

Park officials worried about damage done by up to 600 bison in the park.

Tucson Seeks Upgrades for Iconic 'A' Mountain Park

City asks public opinion on better trails, picnic facilities, more.

Record Numbers Visit Saguaro National Park, Mirroring National Trend

Report cites significant economic impact that parks have on gateway communities.

Wildfire Risk Goes Beyond Hottest Months, Officials Say

Officials from the Coronado National Forest and the National Park Service discuss conditions this year.

Oro Valley Council Considers Tax to Expand Naranja Park

Should voters be asked to OK $4.50 a month more in property taxes for $17M improvements?

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