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Suppport Tucson Students' by Donating School Supplies

Suppport Tucson Students' by Donating School Supplies | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Backpacks, markers, glue sticks, oh my! Help the kids of Tucson start the school year off right, prepared with supplies by donating school essentials t
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Day at the Track

Day at the Track | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There’s a roar of desperation and delight as a tight pack of neck-and-neck quarter horses race to storm the wire first at the 73-year-old Rillito Racetrack.
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The Road to UNESCO | Tucson Weekly

The Road to UNESCO | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The winding, rocky road up to Gary Nabhan's Patagonia home is definitely not suited for a sedan. It gets pretty hairy a couple of times...
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Takes a Village

Takes a Village | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Get rural in Tucson with the UA's College of Life Sciences' Tucson Village Farm Harvest Festival at Tucson Village Farm.
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UA/Biosphere 2 Researcher Killed by Drunk Driver | Tucson Weekly

UA/Biosphere 2 Researcher Killed by Drunk Driver | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Raphael Sagarin, a UA associate research scientist, was killed on Thursday, May 28 around 6:37 p.m. while riding his bicycle on State Route 77, Milepost...
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Hemp Time | Tucson Weekly

Hemp Time | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
State Sen. Lynne Pancrazi, a Democrat from Yuma, recently introduced a bill asking for the creation of an industrial hemp study committee to examine the...
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UA Documentary "Earthlight" Examines the Key to Sustainability on Earth | Tucson Weekly

Earthlight is a documentary produced by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and filmmaker Cody Sheehy. It poses the question: Is...
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Not Up the Creek...Yet | Tucson Weekly

Not Up the Creek...Yet | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Karl Flessa will tell you that it's not that hard to collect seashells. All it takes is a bucket. But the average beachcomber isn't bringing...
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They Call Him Dr. Germ | Tucson Weekly

They Call Him Dr. Germ | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As UA microbiologist Charles Gerba cheerily explains, billions of nasty microbes await you every day
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Dry World | Tucson Weekly

Dry World | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
To experience a stretch of desert riparian oasis in its glory, with the mighty cottonwoods and sycamores, and the fluttering and scuttling and splashing of life, is to be doomed.
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The Metamorphosis of the Bug Man | Tucson Weekly

The Metamorphosis of the Bug Man | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Ascending to the fourth floor of the Forbes Building at the UA, you are transported into a world where plants and insects outnumber people exponentially.
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Growing Your Own Garden? Add Tilapia to the Mix | Tucson Weekly

When you eat salmon or carp or tilapia, you might imagine that the fish had once been swimming free in the wild. In recent years, however, more and more of the world’s seafood have grown up on a farm.

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Support Local Growers

Support Local Growers | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Support the UA's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and buy your plants locally.
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Learn How to Save Food and Save Money at Free Seminar

Learn How to Save Food and Save Money at Free Seminar | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The main image here might not get your appetite going, but sometimes food isn't just about perfect plating. Like yellow-helmeted sentries lined up in a row,...
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UA, Central Arizona Project Really Want You to Attend a Water Sustainability Forum Happening Friday

UA, Central Arizona Project Really Want You to Attend a Water Sustainability Forum Happening Friday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Water is the most crucial natural resources—it impacts the economy, the environment and without it, we'd probably be dead. So, why not learn about how...
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Chop Shop | Tucson Weekly

Chop Shop | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There's no pretty way to slaughter and butcher an animal, but there is a way to do it as humanely as possible. That's the way...
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New Bill Would Establish an Industrial Hemp Study Committee | Tucson Weekly

New Bill Would Establish an Industrial Hemp Study Committee | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
State Sen. Lynne Pancrazi, a Democrat from Yuma, has introduced a bill asking for the creation of an industrial hemp study committee to examine the...
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UA Cutting the Funding Cord on AZPM | Tucson Weekly

Arizona Public Media General Manager Jack Gibson dropped a bombshell on employees of the organization in an all-staff meeting Thursday. The UA has plans to...
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UA Struggles to get Funding for Veterinary School | Tucson Weekly

PHOENIX — Sen. Steve Pierce (R-Prescott) stood up on the Senate floor last week and attempted to get $4.2 million for the University of Arizona...
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University of Arizona Receives $8 Million to Turn Algae into Jet Fuel | Tucson Weekly

University of Arizona Receives $8 Million to Turn Algae into Jet Fuel | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona researchers have been granted $8 million dollars by the Department of Energy to continue researching how to use algae to make biofuel, animal feed and plastics over the next four years.

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Mosquitoes, And How You Can Prevent Becoming Lunch | Tucson Weekly

Mosquitoes, And How You Can Prevent Becoming Lunch | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With summer and monsoon season fast-approaching, the familiar buzzing of pesky mosquitoes will only get louder...and if you're like me, you've already been dealing with annoying bites for the last month.
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City Week | Tucson Weekly

This week, go riding the rails of history; experience a poetic youth movement; tackle water security; open doors to black history.
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