Dr. Haraldsen shows how to put together a part on the new radiation treatment machine. It is a non-surgical machine and is the only one in Tucson.
Dr. John Haraldsen, 65, owns Saguaro Dermatology, which offers general dermatology treatments and minor surgeries. The office has been opened for over 25 years.
Northwest resident Andrea Lybarger captured this photo as this snake made its way down a 20-foot saguaro, looking in each hole along its way.
Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District (west) will offer a three-day Wilderness Camp for young people 10 to 14 years old. The dates for the camp are Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Dec. 27-29.
The Saguaro Bloom Development is just west of the Tucson Mountains on West Twin Peaks Road. The area is welcoming its first visitors this month.
A playground sits near the entrance of the Saguaro Bloom Development.
D.R. Horton continues to build homes in the Saguaro Bloom Development.
The Saguaro Bloom Development is projected to have about 2,000 homes. Grayhawk Development, located in Phoenix, is the developer of the project.
Some of the first homes in Saguaro Bloom Development are completed.
Owls are one of the many birds that can be seen throughout Catalina State Park.
Sept. 1, 2004 - GETTING AROUND: The Empire Companies, a major land developer in Southern California, has purchased the 790-acre Saguaro Springs property in Marana from developer Best Associates for $25 million.
Through the 682-foot entrance tunnel that transports visitors from another world into a lush green mountain valley, the community of Saguaro Ranch is beginning to take shape inside this private desert enclave.
Saguaro National Park, Tucson Mountain District and Rincon Mountain District Offer Wildflower Walks at Mini BioBlitz
Saguaro National Park has reopened trails and campgrounds in the Rincon Mountains after the Deer Head and Jackalope Fires. Hikers are cautioned to stay on trails, especially in the burned areas.
For two years, development plans have put a resort and hotel area next to upscale residences at Dove Mountain. Now a resort may end up near Saguaro Ranch, another neighborhood on Marana’s tony northeast side, instead.
Darla Sidles, deputy superintendent of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, has been named superintendent of Saguaro National Park, according to Intermountain Regional Director Mike Snyder.
Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this winter that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park’s website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.
The herbicide glyphosate and the “inert ingredient” POEA, used in Roundup, are reported in Scientific American to kill human cells. Roundup is linked to birth defects, Parkinson’s Disease, infertility and cancer. Despite the growing evidence about the herbicide’s dangers, Saguaro National Park sprayed 3,550 gallons of the poison on 375 park acres with helicopters Aug. 19-24 in its efforts to fight buffelgrass.
Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District (west) will offer a three-day Wilderness Camp for young people 10 to 14 years old. The dates for the camp are Saturday, Sunday, and Monday December 27-29, 2014.
Due to the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service (NPS) has closed all 401 national parks, including Saguaro National Park. All visitor facilities including the Red Hills Visitor Center and the Rincon Mountain Visitor Center, campsites and roads (except for Picture Rocks Road, Sandario Road, and Kinney Road in the park’s Tucson Mountain District), are closed. The park will remain closed until the government reopens.
Making their patients skin clear for more than 25 years, Saguaro Dermatology is now offering a new way to treat skin cancer. The northwest side facility is the only one in Tucson offering radiation treatment to skin cancer patients.
Public registration for the 2011 Saguaro BioBlitz inventory teams is now open. Interested participants are invited to join scientists in the field to find and identify species that live in Saguaro National Park during the BioBlitz on Oct. 21-22.