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The Buzz: Housing Round Table Discussions

We talk with experts in homelessness and housing to talk about Southern Arizona's crisis.

Remembering Movie Legend Roger Corman.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Macro photographer Jillian Cowles peers into the private life of spiders; and Chris Dashiell visits "The Tomb of Ligeia".

Lessons from rattlesnake class in the American Southwest

The first thing students learn is that basically everything they thought they knew about rattlesnakes is a myth.

Department of Defense awards $20 million to South32 for accelerated manganese production

Funding aims to boost domestic supply and expedite ore delivery by up to two years at the Hermosa Project near Patagonia.

Efforts to expand Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, and create the Santa Cruz River Urban National Wildlife Refuge

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Tellers of Tales, a story from Nooshie Motaref, and a story from Penelope Starr

Rep. Grijalva calls for extension of public scoping period for Hermosa Mine Project

He emphasizes importance of language inclusivity in a letter to the US Forest Service.

Desert Botanical Garden

This Phoenix landmark has been studying and conserving plants for 85 years.

Proposed settlement is first step in securing Colorado River water for 3 Native American tribes

The Navajo Nation has one of the largest single outstanding claims in the Colorado River basin and will vote soon on the measure in a special session.

AZ state legislature attempts to stop California regulation on trucking fleets

The legislature, along with 16 other states, argue the regulation violates the Constitution's Commerce Clause.

Forest Service begins public scoping period for South32 Hermosa Mine Project

If approved the mine will supply zinc and manganese.

Ecologists and artists in Nogales to celebrate new jaguar

To celebrate the discovery of a new jaguar roaming the Arizona borderlands, conservationists will host a public discussion in Nogales on Saturday followed by a procession to the border wall to view a wildlife-themed art installation on the wall itself.

Trail Crew

Meet the people at Saguaro National Park who build and maintain hiking trails.

As Phoenix makes way for semiconductor factories, this business is saving the native plants that were there first

Here's the story of one business at the intersection of conservation and growth amid Phoenix’s semiconductor boom.

Bureau of Land Management embraces new Public Lands Rule for conservation-centric management

Arizona poised to lead in sustainable land management, bolstered by federal support and community engagement.

Wildlife bridge and underpass are used thousands of times each month

Humans are helping them by volunteering during "habitat restoration days"

The documentary "The Happiest Country in the World: Finland" explores the reasons why.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: What "Bad Art Night" at the Arizona Science Center offers the creatively curious; "I Dream in Widescreen 2024" showcases a new class of film makers; and "Stories That Soar!" offers a 4th grader's perspective on "Self Love".

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