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Sustainability: Beyond the Mirage | KAET (TV-Phoenix)

Beyond The Mirage is an innovative web-based experience that aims to raise awareness and understanding about Arizona’s water supplies and demands.

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Serving Rural America’s Kids and Families | USDA Blog

Serving Rural America’s Kids and Families | USDA Blog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Every parent’s wish is for their children to thrive and prosper.
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Garden Sage: Can an avocado tree find happiness in the Tucson area? Sadly, no. | Arizona Daily Star

Garden Sage: Can an avocado tree find happiness in the Tucson area? Sadly, no. | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Don't worry about the lerp psyllids, the monsoon rains will wash most away.
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Contest rewards conservation efforts | Casa Grande Dispatch

Contest rewards conservation efforts | Casa Grande Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
PHOENIX — With drought continuing to grip the Southwest, a group armed with a $100,000 prize is out to encourage conservation and create awareness of water shortages through a website allowing individuals to create their own documentaries.
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Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Tucson Local Media

Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Tucson Local Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With drought continuing to grip the Southwest, a group armed with a $100,000 prize is out to encourage conservation and create awareness of water shortages through a website allowing individuals to create their own documentaries.
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Arizona Gardeners: We can brighten up yards with colorful trees and shrubs | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: We can brighten up yards with colorful trees and shrubs | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When you look out the window, are you tired of seeing a bland, bleak landscape? If so, consider adding a little color.
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UA Team Wins $100,000 in Water Challenge | UANews

UA Team Wins $100,000 in Water Challenge | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
"Beyond the Mirage," an entry from the University of Arizona, was selected Wednesday as the winner of the New Arizona Prize: Water Consciousness Challenge, receiving the competition’s $100,000 grand prize.
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Arizona Gardeners, 3/25/15 | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Arizona Gardeners, 3/25/15 | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Agave and yucca plants are easy to grow, add variety to otherwise boring landscapes, and require very little water. These interesting desert natives are classified among the many succulent plants.  
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Gardening workshop March 21 at County Fairgrounds | Copper Era (Greenlee, AZ)

Gardening workshop March 21 at County Fairgrounds | Copper Era (Greenlee, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For those looking for something productive to do in their spare time, Master Gardener Bill Cook suggests planting a garden.
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3/14: Real Gardens for Real People Tour of West Valley | Arizona Republic

3/14: Real Gardens for Real People Tour of West Valley | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Master gardners will be on hand to offer tips about how to plant a desert garden.
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Arizona Gardeners: It’s a good year to see spring wildflowers | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: It’s a good year to see spring wildflowers | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We can now officially say that this spring is going to be good for wildflowers. 
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These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce

These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Who knew?...
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Arizona Gardeners: Understanding the popular, low-water-use bougainvillea | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

A popular low-water-use plant that gives lots of color in the landscape is bougainvillea.



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Arizona Gardeners: The ‘Square Foot Gardening’ system fits even small spaces | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: The ‘Square Foot Gardening’ system fits even small spaces | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When space is limited, a “Square Foot Gardening” system makes growing vegetables and flowers a snap. 
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ENHANCE YOUR SKILLS IN THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, AND MANAGEMENT OF IRRIGATION SYSTEMS! | Environment Guru

Sign up for the 2015 Advanced Smartscape: Irrigation and receive expert instruction on efficient landscape water Management.The
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The buzz on saving bees as populations dwindle | Arizona Republic

The buzz on saving bees as populations dwindle | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Finding a hive at your house or place of business doesn't always mean having to kill the unwanted bees. Some companies will come and relocate them.
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Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Inside Tucson Business

Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Inside Tucson Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With drought continuing to grip the Southwest, a group armed with a $100,000 prize is out to encourage conservation and create awareness of water shortages through a website allowing individuals to create their own documentaries.
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Pinal County Fair: Rocketry, style revue some of fair’s lead attractions | Copa Monitor (AZ)

Pinal County Fair: Rocketry, style revue some of fair’s lead attractions | Copa Monitor (AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
ELEVEN MILE CORNER — Back by popular demand, a spin on a popular TV show, along with some events that have been absent for years, will be featured at this year’s Pinal County Fair.
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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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Arizona Gardeners: Managing insects in your garden without using pesticides | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Managing insects in your garden without using pesticides | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Early spring is the right time to begin a vegetable garden here in the desert but don’t forget that cooler weather is also just right for insects that look to chew the tissue or suck the juice of your tender plants.
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Our conversation about water must continue | Arizona Daily Star

Our conversation about water must continue | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Past state leaders crafted robust policy that enabled Arizona to prosper.
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Pi, volcanoes and DNA at Science City | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Pi, volcanoes and DNA at Science City | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The normally patchy field of grass on the east side of the UA Mall will soon be the stomping grounds of animals, insects and robots.
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Farming & ranching classes starting April 14 in Florence | Florence Reminder and Blade-Tribune

Farming & ranching classes starting April 14 in Florence | Florence Reminder and Blade-Tribune | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Beginning Farming and Ranching classes begin in a month in Florence, presented by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cooperative Extension and Future Forward Foundation, Inc.
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Data shows early education pays off | Nogales International

Data shows early education pays off | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Family Resource Center (FRC) Program, administered by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County, has been helping families with children aged 0-5 in Santa Cruz County to prepare for kindergarten since 2010. The program now has data to prove that it is making an impact.
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Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | UANews

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A diverse, excitement-filled Science City lineup awaits visitors as the University of Arizona prepares to share science with the masses at the annual Tucson Festival of Books on March 14 and 15. Visitors to Science City will experience the connection between their daily lives and advances in science and learn about groundbreaking research being done at the UA. The Tucson Festival of Books is the fourth-largest book festival in the world, but it is the only one to incorporate science as a key com
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