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New Master Gardener Class series begins Jan. 25

New Master Gardener Class series begins Jan. 25 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SIERRA VISTA - The new Master Gardener class series for 2017 will begin Wednesday, Jan. 25 and continue for 16 weeks through May 17. Class will meet each Wednesday from
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Column: Can we resolve rural water issues?

Sharp on the heels of one of the most divisive presidential elections in recent history comes more provocative news; this time, not for the country but for the county. The issue?  Arizona’s most contentious one – water.
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Xeriscape Garden Tour this weekend

Xeriscape Garden Tour this weekend | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Water Wise and Master Gardener Programs of the Cochise County Cooperative Extension of the University of Arizona present the 19th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour this weekend at the UA
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Master Gardeners fall plant sale this Saturday

Master Gardeners fall plant sale this Saturday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
So you think that now that the official start of Fall is just a few days away, it’s time to stow away the shovel and hang up your garden hat
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Tours offer first-hand look at harvesting systems

Ah, it's monsoon — that treasured time of year to revel in the fresh scent of rain and marvel at how fast plants respond to this precious substance we humans
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Contestants make waves at The Cove

Contestants make waves at The Cove | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Hoorays, whoops and squeals of delight echoed through The Cove Friday afternoon as participants of the 19th Annual Water Wise Youth Water Conservation Poster Contest were rewarded for all their
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A looming concern

I was recently on a morning talk radio show promoting April as Water Awareness Month with the theme of “Go Blue and $ave Some Green.” The host mentioned her water
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Think of the water useage

Think of the water useage | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I enjoyed the story about Col. Smith Middle School students learning about agriculture by planting a school orchard (2/15/15). But one piece of critical information was missing — how much
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Discover Discovery Gardens

SIERRA VISTA — Master gardeners from Cochise County descended upon the University of Arizona South last week to begin work on a fledgling garden in the college’s Sierra Vista campus.
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What's on Your Plate? Classes at Willcox

What's on Your Plate? Classes at Willcox | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Elsie S. Hogan Community Library will offer a series of fun, social and interactive workshops that promote eating healthy and being active.  Workshop speaker, Heather Vaughn, B.A., is an Arizona certified teacher working as a Program Coordinator for the University of Arizona Cochise County Cooperative Extension’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Education Program.
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WATER WISE: It's time to collect Mother Nature's bounty | The Sierra Vista Herald

WATER WISE: It's time to collect Mother Nature's bounty | The Sierra Vista Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The monsoon has arrived. Are you ready to collect nature’s free bounty? If not, now is the time to put a bucket under the gutter, direct downspouts to planted areas, and go play in the mud.
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A word to the wise on water | The Sierra Vista Herald

A word to the wise on water | The Sierra Vista Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As part of Water Awareness Month, or “WAM,” the Water Wise program and Cochise County Master Gardeners sponsored “Real World Watering” on Saturday, on the campus of UA South. Presenting the talk were Cado Daily of Water Wise and Jody Sharp-Webb, a Cochise County Master Gardener.
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Water leadership continues

“The Cochise County UA Cooperative Extension Water Wise Program would like to echo appreciation for the Cochise Water Project’s legacy of water conservation and education reported in the Sierra Vista
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Sierra Vista: Erosion Workshop-UA Discovery Gardens - Best Events

Sierra Vista: Erosion Workshop-UA Discovery Gardens - Best Events | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
October 29, 2016 at University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Sierra Vista in Sierra Vista, AZ. Cochise County Water Wise Program and Borderlands Restoration have teamed up to bring you 5 Hands-On Workshops designed to help landowners identify and solve soil erosion problems. With stable lands, boosting ecosystem recovery can be achieved as simply as sowing …
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Health summit solicits solutions

SIERRA VISTA — Defining a healthy community and encouraging staff in health-related fields to think about the underlying causes of self-identified health issues in Cochise County communities were among several
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Food bank Building Grants build food security in Cochise County

Food bank Building Grants build food security in Cochise County | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
WILLCOX - Three area organizations received Cochise County Building Grants from the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona recently, said Candace Weingart, rural areas capacity coordinator of the CFB, based
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Water Wise: Designing with succulents

Water Wise: Designing with succulents | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It has been said that “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. This simple, yet oft used, expression is clearly applicable to designing with succulents. Where some people see
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Alzheimer’s progresses in Cochise County, AA offers education, support in Douglas

Alzheimer’s progresses in Cochise County, AA offers education, support in Douglas | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Center for Disease Control reports that up to 5.1 million Americans aged 65-years and older have Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive mental deterioration that is besieging more and more Arizonans
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