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Brian Powell

County spent money to buy land but not care for it, so maintenance costs are piling up

County spent money to buy land but not care for it, so maintenance costs are piling up

Monitoring and management are needed both to protect taxpayers' investment in open space and to meet the federal legal requirements of the county's conservation programs.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Photographer's passion for nature snares him Nat'l Geographic prize

Photographer's passion for nature snares him Nat'l Geographic prize

A shrine to honor Saint Jude, the patron saint of lost causes, was built in the 1950s in hopes of ending a bad drought. The shrine's symbolism is relevant today; the current drought is one of the worst in recorded history.

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Photographer's passion for nature snares him Nat'l Geographic prize

Photographer's passion for nature snares him Nat'l Geographic prize

A Tucson amateur photographer has won the grand prize in the National Geographic/Nikon Full Story Contest for photos he took in Altar Valley.

February 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Photographer's passion for nature snares him Nat'l Geographic prize

Photographer's passion for nature snares him Nat'l Geographic prize

Ernesto "Chapo" Valenzuela, now 97, holds the rope he used for the last 20 years of his life as a cowboy.

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