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Arizona secures $10.3 million investment for ecosystem restoration

The federal investment strengthens conservation efforts and combats invasive threats

Stargazing marvel: Saguaro National Park earns Urban Night Sky certification

International Dark-Sky Association taps park to join its cosmic club

Federal Funding Helps Restore Southwest Wetlands

$481,000 will go towards combating invasive species of bullfrogs.

Coexisting in rural spaces

How the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program is succeeding.

First-ever 'Oracle Dark Sky Cultural Festival' is this week

Residents embrace the economic boost to the town.

Aerial spraying to combat buffelgrass coming to Saguaro NP Wednesday

Aerial spray will target areas of high spread, while other treatments continue to be used in less affected areas.

Senate votes to make Arizona monument a national park

Chiricahua National Monument encompasses more than 12,000 acres.

Grand Canyon to raise fee for overnight backcountry camping

Park officials last changed the backcountry fees in 2015.

Borderlands groups submit list of wall sections prioritized for removal

One of the most comprehensive outlines so far lists roughly 70 miles of wall segments across the Borderlands.

After the wall, border residents take stock of what's next

The Trump administration is expected to finish 450 miles of wall by the end of the year.

Rogue Radio presents Virginia Woolf's "The Mark on the Wall"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Samaritans' 18 year mission continues; and how the border wall endangers the future of the Sonoyta mud turtle.

Grand Canyon National Park will start to reopen Friday

The National Parks Service said it is following guidance from federal and local health authorities.

Officials call for Grand Canyon closure to help stem coronavirus spread

A letter to the secretary of the interior says keeping the parks open puts workers and visitors at risk.

As Tumamoc Hill closes, Saguaro National Park stays open, suspending fees and closing visitor centers

The park is also canceling programs in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Project to restore murals at Grand Canyon watchtower done

Crews have been working over the past four years to conserve murals created in the 1930s.

31 bison from Grand Canyon sent to Oklahoma tribe

Park officials say the hundreds of bison at the park are harming water sources and the landscape.

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