(StatePoint) Being a good neighbor means more than being friendly to the humans across the street, it also means being friendly to the animals in your yard. Making your yard a safe place for local wildlife should be a top lawn care priority.
(BPT) - Go to the seafood counter or local restaurant and over 91 percent of the seafood is shipped from thousands of miles away. If you are looking for a source of safe, sustainable, high quality, local seafood, you’re probably having difficulty finding it.
As the year draws to a close, so does your opportunity to make a tax-deductible contribution to one or more of the many nonprofits that work to make Southern Arizona a better place.
The bighorn sheep reintroduction project in the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson is ill-advised. The habitat on the mountain isn’t suitable, and the sheep have a right to live their lives without heavy handed management.
Find your passion. Think outside the box.
It’s the time of year when we all feel more thankful for everything we have. We count our blessings a little more and appreciate the people and organizations that make our lives complete.
Buying a home in Tucson just got easier.
UA Biosphere 2's Discovery Nights will be open for extended hours on 3 Saturday evenings; October 4th, 18th, and 25th. It's a family-friendly night of stargazing and hands-on science activities, and nighttime tours of the iconic research facility will be offered. Have Dinner! Nonna Maria's Ristorante and Pizzeria will sell pizza and other fare inside the Human Habitat from the original Biospherian kitchen! The activities will change on a week-to-week basis so please check the Biosphere website for more info: www.b2science.org.
Eleven-year-old Hunter Lopez got up at 2 a.m. to start his day, although he admitted being so excited he barely slept.
This time of year marks a solemn occasion for anyone who believes in the unquestionable power of freedom and liberty.
The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (TRCF) has awarded $5,000 to four local non-profit organizations as part of its quarterly distribution program.
WASHINGTON – The Center for Biological Diversity this week petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work to return grizzly bears to the Grand Canyon, the Gila/Mogollon complex and other areas of the Southwest.
Four Tucson families cut the ribbon to their new homes on May 28.
(BPT) - While you may know about your brain’s gray matter, did you also know that about 50 percent of your brain is made of white matter? The health of your brain’s white matter affects how well it learns and functions. This is also the area of the brain most often affected by stroke. Now results of a two-year human clinical study published in the American Heart Association journal, Stroke, show that vitamin E tocotrienols derived from Malaysian palm oil supports white matter health by weakening the progression of white matter lesions.
Luzmaria Hernandez, from Habitat for Humanity, waits for her turn to take part in the bed races.
(StatePoint) Going green at home doesn’t have to turn your life upside down. There are simple measures you can take in your kitchen and garden to run a planet-friendly home.
What may be the first lambs born to two of the bighorn sheep recently reintroduced to the Santa Catalina Mountains were sighted last week in the Santa Catalina’s Pusch Ridge Wilderness.
Reid Park Zoo rings in the New Year with the birth of a Baird’s tapir, born mid-day on January 4. While both the mom and male calf are healthy, the first-time mother, named Contessa, displayed poor maternal behavior. She was not nursing and displayed some aggression toward the calf. For the safety and health of the offspring, he was removed from his mother, and is being hand-raised by Zoo Keepers.
One month ago, the Arizona Game and Fish Department released 31 bighorn sheep into Catalina State Park. Since then, at least two sheep have been killed by mountain lions, and subsequently, two mountain lions have been killed by Game and Fish in response.
For the first time in more than a decade, bighorn sheep are living in the Santa Catalina Mountains.
If you’re tired of taking the same old kinds of vacations, consider looking into more meaningful travel alternatives. Whatever your interests are, there are great ways to infuse your vacation with purpose.
Dog Days in the Desert provides children with in-depth, hands-on education about animal care and the human-animal bond. Our curriculum-based activities require a high level of participation from the enrolled children. Participants will enjoy a variety of classroom activities, creative and artistic exercises; hands-on animal care and character-building lessons that will stimulate their minds and their consciousness.
Several years ago, the idea was hatched to have Canyon Del Oro High School students build a home from a cargo shipping container. Now, after most of the legal hoops have been jumped through and the plans are nearly finalized, physical construction can begin.