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The Benefits of a Nestbox

Olya Weekley of the Tucson Audubon Society shares how we can help local birds by providing safe places to nest.

Arizona state fish might soon shed endangered designation

The Apache Trout was first listed as endangered in 1973.

As Lake Powell's water level declines, what is emerging in Glen Canyon?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The King of Sting" talks monsoons and insects; Author and illustrator Adam Rex on being "Writer in Residence" at the library; and a Medieval marital dispute -- over a video game -- from "Stories That Soar!".

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Rodeo champion Sherry Cervi honored with Marana street names; and actor Jon Proudstar talks about "Reservation Dogs" as season 2 arrives.

Bats take flight during Tucson's monsoon

The nocturnal creatures eat mosquitoes and defy old myths about attacking people.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service updates rules and goals for preserving Mexican wolves

The new changes are meant to increase the population and manage its interactions with livestock operators and nearby communities.

Providing a future for sea turtles in Kino Bay.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A roundtable with Young Muslims about maintaining their faith in a secular culture; and the difficult reality of living with aphasia.

Here's how to help prevent wildfires this summer

Just over half of wildfires in the Southwest are human-caused.

Fire near Elgin prompts evacuations

Winds pushed the fire across several thousand acres by mid-afternoon.

Pandemic in pajamas while birding for blog.

Bisbee author turns to nature and photographs to write new chapters.

Inbreeding won’t doom the endangered vaquita marina — but fishing nets might

Research now finds that, genetically speaking, there is still hope the vaquita population can recover.

Conservation group says waters less risky for endangered vaquita porpoise

The group partnered with the Mexican Navy to bring down the number of fishing nets in Mexico's Vaquita Refuge

Senate votes to make Arizona monument a national park

Chiricahua National Monument encompasses more than 12,000 acres.

Longfin dace return to lower Santa Cruz River

The dace were last in the area over a century ago.

Mexican wildlife managers release 2 pairs of wolves

The wolves came from the Ladder Ranch in southern New Mexico and were placed in two areas in the state of Chihuahua.

"Living Dead in Denmark" - a zombie sequel to "Hamlet"?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Craig Johnson and actor A Martinez talk about "Longmire" at the Tucson Festival of Books; and Bisbee celebrates "The Return of the Turkey Vultures".

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