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The Art of Paying Attention: Great Horned Owls

Author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tracks some of nature's most accomplished masters of camouflage in Tucson.

Jaguar Photographed in Huachuca Mountains, a First

Preliminary indications are that the animal has not been spotted before.

Mount Graham Endangered Red Squirrel Population Declines Slightly

Arizona Game and Fish says yearly fluctuation not uncommon.

20 More Bighorns Released; Catalina Herd Called Viable

There are no more planned translocations or lethal removal of mountain lions.

Southwest Monarch Study Gets $89K To Track Butterflies

The award was part of a larger effort to aid in the recovery of a declining Monarch population.

State to Stop Killing Mountain Lions that Prey on Bighorns

Phasing out big cat removal after signs of success in Catalina bighorn sheep reintroduction.

Experimental High Flows Start at Glen Canyon Dam

Officials hope to redistribute sediment trapped by the dam.

NAU Lab Develops Tool To ID Bats From Guano

A DNA "mini-barcode" is aimed at making it easier to locate bats globally.

eButterfly

The eButterfly project is looking for the public's help in documenting the comings and goings of butterflies...

The Debut of Feeding Our Future

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Theatre Company overcomes financial struggle to launch 50th season; Tucson's Chinese community hosts Lunar Festival; eButterfly uses crowd sourcing to help science.

Rillito Anti-Flood Measures Troubling for Some Tucsonans

The project aims to mitigate future flooding but strips riverbed vegetation to do so.

Can Tucson F-16 Training Reduce Fighter Pilot Shortage?

Plus: a preview of Tuesday's primary election; why the "digital divide" is shrinking for Tucson-area Latinos.

Team 'Inks' Endangered Mouse in Arizona, New Mexico

NAU researchers confirm species' range in region using special inkpads.

Hot and Humid for Humans, Bountiful for Nature

Plants and animals thrive with the summer monsoon rains.

Wildlife Officials Seek Volunteers to Help Count Bats

Bat count is an annual attempt to get estimates of population of two species.

The Art of Paying Attention: Bats

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut peers into the twilight world of the most famous creature of the night - the bat!

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