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"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Rodeo champion Sherry Cervi honored with Marana street names; and actor Jon Proudstar talks about "Reservation Dogs" as season 2 arrives.

Bats take flight during Tucson's monsoon

The nocturnal creatures eat mosquitoes and defy old myths about attacking people.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service updates rules and goals for preserving Mexican wolves

The new changes are meant to increase the population and manage its interactions with livestock operators and nearby communities.

Providing a future for sea turtles in Kino Bay.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A roundtable with Young Muslims about maintaining their faith in a secular culture; and the difficult reality of living with aphasia.

Here's how to help prevent wildfires this summer

Just over half of wildfires in the Southwest are human-caused.

Fire near Elgin prompts evacuations

Winds pushed the fire across several thousand acres by mid-afternoon.

Pandemic in pajamas while birding for blog.

Bisbee author turns to nature and photographs to write new chapters.

Inbreeding won’t doom the endangered vaquita marina — but fishing nets might

Research now finds that, genetically speaking, there is still hope the vaquita population can recover.

Conservation group says waters less risky for endangered vaquita porpoise

The group partnered with the Mexican Navy to bring down the number of fishing nets in Mexico's Vaquita Refuge

Senate votes to make Arizona monument a national park

Chiricahua National Monument encompasses more than 12,000 acres.

Longfin dace return to lower Santa Cruz River

The dace were last in the area over a century ago.

Mexican wildlife managers release 2 pairs of wolves

The wolves came from the Ladder Ranch in southern New Mexico and were placed in two areas in the state of Chihuahua.

"Living Dead in Denmark" - a zombie sequel to "Hamlet"?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Craig Johnson and actor A Martinez talk about "Longmire" at the Tucson Festival of Books; and Bisbee celebrates "The Return of the Turkey Vultures".

Pygmy owl could get protections again; comment period ends Feb. 22

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list a tiny desert owl as a threatened species.

U.S. files complaint citing Mexico's lack of protections for vaquita marina porpoise

In the first environmental complaint under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the U.S. is calling for a consultation with Mexico over protections for a critically endangered porpoise.

How Rancho Feliz uses volunteer power to break the cycle of poverty in Agua Prieta, Sonora.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Marquez Price on his debut poetry collection; meet the new executive director for the Tucson Audubon Society; and "Stories That Soar!" shares a story written by a 5th grade student who is a Bengali immigrant.

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