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Payson kids dive into water conservation session

Payson kids dive into water conservation session | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
At the 10th Annual Water Festival on Sept. 27 at Green Valley Park, high school students who had gone to the festival when they were in fourth grade helped a new crop of fourth-grade students learn about the Payson watershed.
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Dig into gardening class

Gila County Community College and University of Arizona Cooperative Extension are offering AGR 230 “Gardening and Landscape” class at the Payson campus this fall semester 2016.
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Feed your brain at Community Health & Care Fair

Feed your brain at Community Health & Care Fair | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Healthy facts, healthy snacks and free health screenings are available on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Community Health and Care Fair (CHCF).
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Thanks to all who helped with STEMFest

Thanks to all who helped with STEMFest | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I would like to express my sincere appreciation to everyone who participated in the Third Annual Gila County STEMFest on Saturday, Sept. 26 in Payson.
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GCC course will explore water use in Rim Country | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Water is essential to our lives in Payson, from the moment you wake up and flush — to your final rinse after brushing your teeth before bed — the average Payson resident uses 74 gallons each day.
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Why a garden’s like an unruly reunion | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Why a garden’s like an unruly reunion | Payson (AZ) Roundup | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I’ve decided planning a garden has all the elements of planning a family reunion: lots of special needs, the ever-present threat of fights and visits from weedy, unwanted neighbors.
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Garden Groupies | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Garden Groupies | Payson (AZ) Roundup | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It took off like the weeds greening up the countryside. With a little more than a month’s planning, volunteers and donors gave root to the inaugural Payson Community Garden last spring. And it is coming back for a second year this month.
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Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Garden on the edge of an ancient volcano

Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Garden on the edge of an ancient volcano | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Today, it’s a lush garden of the bizarre. But 18 million years ago, a rain of golf-ball-sized blobs of lava likely obliterated most of the life where the Boyce Thompson Arboretum now stands —
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Oregano is an unapologetic, tough multi-tasker

Oregano is an unapologetic, tough multi-tasker | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
My daughter Crystal always asks to switch the radio to her favorite pop station when we drive. On the way to school one day, the Meghan Trainor song, “No” came on.
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Sexters beware

Sexters beware | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
After a three recent sexting arrests, some Payson parents are wondering how they can prevent their child from sending explicit text messages and photographs.
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Strawberry store opens | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Strawberry store opens | Payson (AZ) Roundup | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A tiny corner store in Straw­berry might be the last place you would think to find a designer purse, rhinestone jeans and boots, a healthy selection of emergency survival food, educational toys and a saddle. But that is just how owners Casey and Debbie Faunce designed the DC Cross Mercantile, better known as the Strawberry Market.
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Two local residents receive Centennial award | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Two local residents receive Centennial award | Payson (AZ) Roundup | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Two Rim Country residents recently won rare recognition for contributions to education and agriculture from the Arizona Cooperative Extension.
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Community Garden opens Saturday | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Community Garden opens Saturday | Payson (AZ) Roundup | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Payson Community Garden will open this weekend, after Rim Country’s fickle March forced a postponement last week.
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