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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.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

The Art of Paying Attention: Mountain Lions

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on mountain lions, and how sometimes, the hunter can become the hunted.

How a Tucson Charter School Grew Into an International Network

Also on Arizona Spotlight, artist Beth Surdut watches white-wing doves in her Tucson neighborhood play their version of "pick-up sticks."

Game and Fish: Fox-Bite Victim May Need Medical Attention

Woman reported being "nipped" Tuesday night at Saguaro National Park East.

Poll: Arizonans See Outdoor Recreation as Vital to State Economy

Water conservation also was a top priority for those surveyed.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Honeybee Research Hints At How Microbes Spread Antibiotic Resistance

Gene transfer taking place in the guts of the insects could be worsening the crisis.

What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Episode 340: Southern Arizona Settles in For Warm, Dry Winter

A look at the effect of the climate on wildlife and communities.

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