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Pumpkin patch in Duncan now open

Pumpkin patch in Duncan now open | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona CALS/Greenlee County Cooperative Extension will open its annual pumpkin patch at the extension offices, 1684 Fairgrounds Road, in Duncan, starting Wednesday, Oct. 26. Beside picking pumpkins,
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@CFWEWater: 2016 Water Educator Symposium, November 17

@CFWEWater: 2016 Water Educator Symposium, November 17 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Innovative Water Education in the 21st Century: Visual storytelling, using technology to share Colorado’s Water Stories Join the Water Educator Network of the Colorado Foundation for Water Education to explore exemplary visual storytelling techniques for water and river education and outreach. Presenters include Will Inveen, Director of Education at the Murray-Darling Basin Authority in Australia;…
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Dropped needles show trees suffering from drought

Dropped needles show trees suffering from drought | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have two Aleppo pine trees in my front yard. The massive amount of brown needles occurred rapidly and I am not sure why. Do you have any ideas
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What Is This #AZCritter? Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly

What Is This #AZCritter? Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What Is This #AZCritter? is a new digital series from the Arizona Science Desk that wants to help you identify and learn more about interesting Arizona animals.
Have you ever seen a strange critter in Arizona you couldn’t identify? Submit it to science.kjzz.org/azcritter.
If your photo gets chosen, you’ll get a free Arizona Science Desk keychain!
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Hughes Federal Credit Union working with University of Arizona® Take Charge Cats to raise money for youth financial education - CUInsight

Hughes Federal Credit Union is participating in the second annual Love My Credit Union® Campaign, a video contest that awards tens of thousands of dollars to charities nationwide based upon votes from consumers. This year, Hughes has teamed with the University of Arizona® Take Charge Cats to help raise money for their youth financial education …
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Documentary Plumbs the Future of Western Water, Blends Optimism With Caution

Documentary Plumbs the Future of Western Water, Blends Optimism With Caution | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Filmmakers find that no state is an island; they're bound together by water -- and must cooperate to find solutions.
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Athletics puts the STUDENT back in Student-Athlete

Athletics puts the STUDENT back in Student-Athlete | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona Athletics celebrated 90 student-athletes at the first annual “Declare Your Major Day” outside the Hall of Champions on Sunday afternoon.
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Colorado River Delta Flows Help Birds, Plants, Groundwater

Colorado River Delta Flows Help Birds, Plants, Groundwater | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
nute 319 is the 2012 addition to the 1944 U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty that authorized environmental flows of water into the Colorado River Delta from 2013 to 2017.

Birdlife responded to the post-flood burgeoning of vegetation, and bird diversity is still higher than before, the monitoring team reports. Migratory waterbirds, nesting waterbirds and nesting riparian birds all increased in abundance.

Upstream dams and water diversions for farms and cities in both countries have dried up most of the river south of the border. With the exception of a few wet years, the river has not reached the Gulf of California since 1960.

"This is the first time environmental water has ever been delivered across an international boundary." said Eloise Kendy, a senior freshwater scientist with The Nature Conservancy’s North America Water Program.

"The level of collaboration was really unprecedented — from two national governments to the individual farmers whose irrigation canals were used for some of the water deliv
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Donation expands Tucson Mountain Park by 65 acres

Donation expands Tucson Mountain Park by 65 acres | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The property is southwest of West 36th Street and South La Cholla Boulevard.
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Arizona Gardeners: Overseeding Bermuda grass lawns with annual rye grass

Arizona Gardeners: Overseeding Bermuda grass lawns with annual rye grass | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you are going to overseed your Bermuda grass lawn, you need to do it now while these warmer temperatures hang around.
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Preserve hosts several programs

Preserve hosts several programs | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Nature Conservancy’s Hassayampa River Preserve is hosting several programs this month.
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Monsanto to build conventional, GMO corn germplasm greenhouse in Arizona

Monsanto to build conventional, GMO corn germplasm greenhouse in Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Monsanto has purchased 155 acres of farmland, part of the long-established Kai Family Farm in Marana, where the 30-foot-tall greenhouse will be housed along with ancillary facilities and traditional ground production.
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Reid Park Zoo announces plans for Health Science Center | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Animal care at Reid Park Zoo is taking a huge leap forward.
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10 tips for Arizona spring planting season

This article was originally published March 17, 2010.
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From the Editor: Can You Eat Fruit a Squirrel Has Bitten?

From the Editor: Can You Eat Fruit a Squirrel Has Bitten? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Thousands of Wildcats Ready to Party at Homecoming Festivities | UANews

Thousands of Wildcats Ready to Party at Homecoming Festivities | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
More than 50,000 people are expected to attend the University of Arizona's Homecoming events, the biggest party of the fall for alumni, friends and families. For up-to-date information and event listings for the 102nd Homecoming, download the UA Alumni Association's Alumni Nation mobile app on the App Store and Google Play by searching "Alumni Nation."
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An Era of Super Crops: How CRISPR Could Help Fight Famine

An Era of Super Crops: How CRISPR Could Help Fight Famine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There are about 4,000 inherited diseases that are caused by a single broken gene. Thanks to CRISPR, we can begin to fix them. CRISPR can exponentially increase our advances in curing cancer, along with virtually any genetic disorder. Apply the same technology to plants and we can maximize crop output.
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Fall planting of trees and shrubs

THREE-WAY — October and November are the best times of year to plant container-grown trees and shrubs.
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Awards and Accolades | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Congratulations to these recently honored employees and programs.
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Wildlife officials consider killing bear near Tucson

TUCSON - Wildlife officials are considering what to do with a nuisance bear in the Santa Rita Mountains that reportedly charged within 10 feet of hikers.
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Managing screen time a struggle for modern parents

Managing screen time a struggle for modern parents | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
he University of Arizona Cooperative
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The 5-second rule is dead, but your keyboard is dirtier than the floor

The 5-second rule is dead, but your keyboard is dirtier than the floor | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It’s time to forget the five-second rule -- not just because it’s been debunked, but because the kitchen floor is the least of your worries when it comes germ contamination.
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University of Arizona donation allows Tucson zoo to break ground on animal health center

University of Arizona donation allows Tucson zoo to break ground on animal health center | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The new health center will give UA students hands-on experience.
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