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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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Combating chronic illness

Combating chronic illness | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cochise County’s free Healthy Living Workshops continue to help those in southeast Arizona who are living with or caring for someone with a chronic illness.
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Learn how to care for your well

Learn how to care for your well | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How well do you know your well? Domestic wells are investments that provide households with one of the key elements of survival: safe drinking water. In order to ensure water
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School health initiative spreading across Cochise County

School health initiative spreading across Cochise County | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SIERRA VISTA — A partnership between the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and Cochise Health and Social Services is helping schools across Cochise County implement healthy initiatives for their students
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Rainharvesting seminar set for Saturday

Rainharvesting seminar set for Saturday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
“Free” — who hasn’t been enticed by this word? Most of us have eagerly accepted “freebies” offered to us at events, fairs or even as token gifts. Usually these items
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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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Do you know Where Your Water Goes?

Do you know Where Your Water Goes? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
WAM! April is Water Awareness Month. Celebrate WAM by learning where your water goes.
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Water Wise: Pruning demonstration this Saturday

Water Wise: Pruning demonstration this Saturday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It has been said that pruning plants is more art than skill. Some people may feel it’s more of a mystery than anything else. One thing is for sure, it
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Water Wise: Erosion focus of Feb. 6 program

Water Wise: Erosion focus of Feb. 6 program | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The power of water is impressive. Its force can carve canyons a mile deep or be harnessed to generate electricity at hydroelectric plants. Its raw power is revealed during flash
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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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Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festival | Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald

Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festival | Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

As the name of the Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival implies, there is much more going on during the ongoing annual event than those focused on creatures of the feathered variety, as illustrated by its dozens of free lectures.

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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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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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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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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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Free Integrated Pesticide Management workshop offered May 5

Pest management in community environments, such as schools, homes, and related environments, is of high priority, especially due to the presence of children. Many of these places have pest management
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Alzheimer’s progresses in Cochise County

Alzheimer’s progresses in Cochise County | 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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Breeding rabbits offers hare-raising adventures

Breeding rabbits offers hare-raising adventures | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SIERRA VISTA — While many children wait impatiently for the one day each year when a rabbit will arrive at their house, preferably with loads of Easter candy and other
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