Archive for January, 2018

News & Events

Celebrate AZ Water – Help Protect Arizona Streams with Arizona Water Watch!

January 30, 2018

Arizona is a beautiful state with many gorgeous waterbodies. As a desert state, water is one of Arizona’s most precious resources that people and animals rely on to live and is vital to our recreational enjoyment as well. Scientists at the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) encourage residents to help protect these waterbodies and recently developed a tool to …

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Garden of the B’s: A Restoration Story

January 23, 2018

Garden of the Bs: Arizona’s oldest high school, Mesa High, once offered a thriving agricultural education program to its students that included use of a field on campus for growing crops and grazing animals. But since the retirement of the program’s last teacher over 25 years ago, that one acre lot has been ignored, grew weeds, collected wind-blown trash, suffered …

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Plant of the Month – Euphorbias

January 9, 2018

Add Winter Interest to Southwest Gardens with Euphorbias The unique shapes and colors of euphorbias add a touch of drama to drought-tolerant landscapes. There are hundreds of species of this genus of plants, most that resemble something out of a Dr. Seuss book. These are succulents that do well with little attention and do well when planted in the ground …

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January 2, 2018

Resolve to Save Water in the New Year Start 2018 out the right way by saving water and money inside and outside your home. Water – Use it Wisely can help with an interactive home water audit that is so user-friendly, the whole family can get in on the fun. And it’s a great way to learn more about water …

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5 Ways to Save Water You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

January 1, 2018

It’s no secret that many people are trying to cut down on water consumption to save more water. While you’re probably familiar with shutting off the faucet while you brush your teeth, and showering instead of using the bathtub (which you may do already), there are a few other ways to save water that you may not have thought of …

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