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Camp Cooper turns to social media for cash infusion

Camp Cooper turns to social media for cash infusion

Environmental learning program trying to ensure funding to accommodate students this summer.

June 28, 2015 12:00 pmLoading…
Make some prickly pear jam

Make some prickly pear jam

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June 22, 2015 11:59 pmLoading…
Youth program cultivates a love of gardening

Youth program cultivates a love of gardening

Farm started as a dream that continues to grow

June 14, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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Saguaro Park entrance fees payable by smartphone

Saguaro Park entrance fees payable by smartphone

Eventually, all trailheads will have a code linking visitors to e-fee website.

June 09, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
El Guero Canelo construction underway in Phoenix

El Guero Canelo construction underway in Phoenix

First outpost outside of Tucson expected to open in June, early July.

May 26, 2015 12:10 pm Photos

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Meet the desert (without shaking its hand)

Meet the desert (without shaking its hand)

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May 16, 2015 11:59 pmLoading…
Artful water harvesting helps seal Growdown win

Artful water harvesting helps seal Growdown win

Their mission — and they decided to accept it — was to design a garden for a space the size of carport and install it in three days.

April 04, 2015 7:30 am Photos

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County's draft bond package good for tourism, economy

County's draft bond package good for tourism, economy

Board of Supervisors urged to vote to place it on November 2015 ballot.

March 28, 2015 5:00 pm Photos

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Nonprofits offer native plants, gardening tips in spring sales

Nonprofits offer native plants, gardening tips in spring sales

Spring plant sales bring happy gardeners in March, April.

February 25, 2015 10:30 am Photos

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Design Week offers pro tips for desert dwelling

Design Week offers pro tips for desert dwelling

Learn ways to live your best life.

February 21, 2015 2:47 pm Photos

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Fee increases proposed for Saguaro National Park

Fee increases proposed for Saguaro National Park

Cost for annual passes and backcountry camping may rise.

January 19, 2015 7:55 pmLoading…
Poppy surprise! Some are already blooming

Poppy surprise! Some are already blooming

Wildflower experts: Recipe is right for a good wildflower season.

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Lazy K proposal fails again

Lazy K proposal fails again

Marana votes it down 5-2, even after last-minute compromise effort.

January 06, 2015 9:30 pmLoading…
Ironwood Forest National Monument holds open house

Ironwood Forest National Monument holds open house

A "Meet the Monument" event at Ironwood Forest National Monument is Saturday.

November 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Volunteers needed to fight buffelgrass at Saguaro Park

Volunteers needed to fight buffelgrass at Saguaro Park

They're asked to meet Saturday at visitor center on Old Spanish Trail.

November 06, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Neto's Tucson: Contest ends, but a corrido archive is created

Neto's Tucson: Contest ends, but a corrido archive is created

University of Arizona Poetry Center says competition had run its course.

November 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Audit: Colossal Cave needs money, leadership upgrade

Audit: Colossal Cave needs money, leadership upgrade

Report recommends county give $1.56 million to fund park's most pressing repairs.

October 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lazy K developers try again for rezoning approval

Lazy K developers try again for rezoning approval

Developer resubmits proposal for 178-home gated community.

October 26, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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