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The Art of Paying Attention: Harris' Hawks

After wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut comes face to face with an angry raptor, she meets the hawks that rule the sky in her Tucson neighborhood.

The Art of Paying Attention: The Rabbit Warren

The first in a series of essays by wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut about the adventures that may be outside your window.

Toads, Turtles and Tarantulas Get Busy During Monsoon

The monsoon motivates movement and reproduction in the Sonoran desert.

Community Effort Tracks San Pedro River's Health

Volunteers will map flows for waterway that's vital to people and wildlife.

Ranchers Sue Feds over Proposed Jaguar Habitat

750,000 acres along Arizona, New Mexico borders with Mexico would come under protection.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program Tackles Inbreeding

Politics aside, genetics raise issues in plans to re-populate Southwestern wildlands.

It's Rattlesnake Time; Be Aware, Compassionate, Group Says

Advocates for Snake Preservation conducts outreach programs on venomous reptiles, other species.

Game and Fish Department: Don't Dump Easter Pets at Tucson Lakes

Unwanted animal gifts can harm state efforts to restore native species populations

Abundant Honey Harvest Expected This Year

Southern Arizona beekeepers: Wet winter has led to widespread spring blooms, and that means honey.

Rosemont Copper Mine Hits Roadblock, Air Pollution Permit Overturned

Maricopa County Superior Court says AzDEQ acted “contrary to law”

Gray Wolf Confirmed as Having Been Shot Near Canyon

Animal spotted on North Rim last fall was taken out by hunter mistaking it for coyote.

Bountiful Brilliant Blooms Expected This Spring

Scientists say good wildflower conditions may be manifest in certain Sonoran Desert sites.

Border Security Efforts Clash with Movement of Wildlife

Environmentalists say fencing cuts off many animals; ranchers, others say security is uppermost.

Three Lambs Born to Bighorn Sheep in Catalinas

Two adults found dead since last release to build herd; that effort going well, state wildlife official says.

Female Gray Wolf Wanders in Grand Canyon

Animal was first seen on North Rim earlier this month; wildlife officials confirm species.

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