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New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

Hundreds of trees, shrubs have been planted at the Atturbury-Lyman haven.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sen. Melvin's Earth Day message: Blame trees for water shortage

Sen. Melvin's Earth Day message: Blame trees for water shortage

State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Al Melvin (R-Tucson) sent out this tweet on Tuesday:

April 23, 2014 8:22 am Photos

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Past Christmases in Tucson

Past Christmases in Tucson

Tucson Boys Chorus volunteer Dale Tersey helps unload 146 Douglas Fir Oregon Christmas trees from a truck at their lot at 2150 East Broadway, Nov. 26, 2002.

December 03, 2013 9:54 am
Tucsonan pens guide to mountain trees of Southern Arizona

Tucsonan pens guide to mountain trees of Southern Arizona

An Arizona madrone tree along the Bug Spring Trail in the Catalinas, from the book "Mountain Trees of Southern Arizona" by Tucsonan Frank Rose. The tree can live for 200 to 250 years.

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Tucsonan pens guide to mountain trees of Southern Arizona

Tucsonan pens guide to mountain trees of Southern Arizona

Many of us head for mountain forests as summer heat comes on - and a new book by a Tucson author could enrich your experience in the cool, green woods.

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Tim Steller: Tim Steller: I went out on an African sumac limb - and fell off

Tim Steller: Tim Steller: I went out on an African sumac limb - and fell off

African sumac, not native to the Tucson area, is not a good alternative to palm trees. The Arizona Native Plant Society calls it an "invasive weed."

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Tim Steller: I went out on an African sumac limb - and fell off

Tim Steller: I went out on an African sumac limb - and fell off

So much for working from home. Sitting in my backyard and writing last week, I was seduced by a pretty tree waving at me in the breeze. It was an African sumac, and I pointed to that species in last Wednesday's column - on the scourge of palm trees - as an example of a good non-native tree t…

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Free tree-planting workshop offered

Free tree-planting workshop offered

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Free tree-planting workshop offered

Free tree-planting workshop offered

Southern Arizona might be known mainly as cactus country, but trees play a big green role in shading, cooling and beautifying urban areas.

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