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The Buzz: What happens when Washington comes to town?

The Buzz rides along as a federal advisor goes on a tour with city officials.

Arizona secures $10.3 million investment for ecosystem restoration

The federal investment strengthens conservation efforts and combats invasive threats

Santa Cruz County greenlights consultant for Hermosa Mine Project, sparks debate on environmental priorities

Stephanie Smith’s appointment calls for a pause, demanding a thorough evaluation of Hermosa Mine’s community and environmental impact

Diverse community comes together to clean up rural highway

Every year people of different ideologies come together in Southern Arizona for the highway cleanup from Three Points, through the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge and to Sasabe and the always changing border.

Mandy Patinkin shares stories and laughter.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Being last in line to get water from the Colorado River; and four short films debut at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center.

Desert Plants: The Desert Hackberry

The Desert Hackberry, Celtis pallida, is ideal for creating habitat for wildlife while helping pollinators.

Arizona rock climbers speak out against National Park Service

The anchors used by climbers is the issue.

Bobcats Take Center Stage in Tucson Study

Scientists and residents join forces to learn about the felines

Bobcats Among Us

Bobcats are thriving in metropolitan Tucson in spite of the community's growth in the Sonoran Desert.

Bestselling authors unite to oppose book banning through an intriguing collaboration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Water in Utah is draining Laker Powell; How Ehrenberg, Arizona got its name; and seeing color for the first time.

Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona State University receives $1.9 million for wildfire smoke preparedness

EPA hopes to award over $10 million to nine recipients under new grant program

Desert Plants: The Mexican Sunflower Tree

The Mexican Sunflower Tree (Tithonia Fruticosa) is a giant in this family, that can get to several feet tall and wide

South32 Hermosa Project releases Mine Plan of Operations

Notice of Intent to prepare Environmental Impact Statement expected in May

Priscilla the Parrotfish brings the ocean plastic problem to the desert

An Oregon-based nonprofit makes sculptures entirely out of ocean plastic which are now on display in Tucson.

Celebrating Sonoran beauty through both science and art.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Theatre Company reveals "Intimate Apparel", starring Tracey N. Bonner, directed by Oz Scott.

Desert Plants: The Desert Lavender

A thornless, drought-tolerant native plant that attracts pollinators.

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