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The Art of Paying Attention: Coyote

Author & illustrator Beth Surdut shares true stories about sharing the desert with the noisiest of neighbors.

Jaguar Spotted on Video in Santa Rita Mountains

Jaguar habitat conservation group releases video of only known jaguar in United States

State Wants to Reduce Wild Burro Herds Numbering 4,800

Federal agency says it must conduct environmental analysis before taking action.

Why Did the Wildlife Cross Over the Road? To Reduce Road Kill

First wildlife overpass in state going over highway north of Tucson; more to come.

Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

Grand Canyon Bison Problem: Hunt Them or Relocate?

Park Service says herd of 600 overgrazing, draining precious water supplies.

29 More Desert Bighorn Sheep Released in Santa Catalinas

23 ewes, 6 rams join more than 3 dozen already living in Pusch Ridge area.

Wildfire Added to List of Threats to Condor Population

Study shows about half of wild birds live long enough to raise a chick

More Bighorn Sheep Coming to Santa Catalinas Near Tucson

A recent pneumonia outbreak had threatened to delay the release.

Arizona Spotlight for November 6, 2015

A walking meditation in the All Souls Procession; How does a warrior heal?; Developing Tucson's startup culture; What will local election results mean for Tucson?

The Art of Paying Attention: Raven Conversations

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tells about the things a raven will do for love. Or food.

The Art of Paying Attention: Javelinas

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a peaceful front yard encounter with an infamous desert marauder.

Arizona Spotlight for October 16, 2015

Voices for the Cure; documentary details transgender Tucsonan's story; stage & screen legend Rita Moreno; comedian Lisa Landry comes to town; desert marauders make for interesting neighbors.

Desert Tortoise Extinction Unlikely, Agency Says

Iconic animal found only in Arizona, still considered 'Species of Greatest Conservation Need'

Northern Arizona Forest Thinning Work Gets Under Way

Slow start to Four Forest Restoration Initiative; test plots show its expected benefits

See 10,000 Bats Take Flight on Tucson's North Side

Pima County officials host viewing event before bats begin migration south.

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