More Wildlife Stories

Jaguar Seen in Arizona Last Year has Been Killed in Mexico

Spots on a pelt match those of a jaguar photographed in the Huachuca Mountains.

Tropical Bird is Treating Admirers in Arizona

The elegant trogon, a prize for many birdwatchers, is breeding in various mountain ranges around the state.

Arizona Health Officials Warn About Rise in Rabies

Most animals were found in rural areas, principally skunks and foxes.

State Commission Wants to Change State Ban on Trail Cameras

The change aims to allow other cameras that capture images but don't transmit them live.

Arizona Counties Want More Funds for Mexican Wolf Recovery

A counties organization official says federal funding covers a fraction of the actual costs of the program.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

How Drought Impacts Wildlife in Southern Arizona

Arizona Game and Fish official discusses efforts to help wildlife access water during dry spells.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

Pinery Fire Burns 12 Acres SE of Willcox

The Arizona Department of Forestry says the wildfire was human caused.

Group Seeks to Protect Roundtail Chub in Arizona, New Mexico

The Center for Biological Diversity says the large minnow has been reduced to a fraction of its range.

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

Bat Key to Tequila Trade Gets Off US Endangered Species List

The announcement was good news to both wildlife conservationists and drinkers of tequila, as the bats are important pollinators of agave.

NWS: Warmth, Wind Bring Fire Danger to Southern Arizona

Weather Service issues red-flag warning and fire-weather advisory.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

For Fungus-Infected Frogs, It’s Change or Die

That includes frogs in Arizona, like grass frogs and the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog.

Controlled Burn Thursday at Sweetwater Wetlands

Fire will train TFD crews and destroy mosquito habitat.

Selected Archive Filters

Wildlife
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona