Arizona Illustrated - Science and Nature

Hunter Brain, Farmer World

Apr 22, 2019 What we know and new understandings about ADHD.

London Rocket

Apr 1, 2019 Experts recommend adding this edible weed to your diet.

Desert Blooms

Mar 25, 2019 Spring of 2019 will go down as one of the best years for Arizona wildflowers in decades, thanks to abundant fall and winter rain in the desert.

Eggshell Organizing Factor 1

Mar 25, 2019 A team of scientists at the University of Arizona have discovered a way to prevent mosquitos from hatching.

Capturing Carbon

Jan 21, 2019 A viable solution to the growing and increasingly dangerous amount of carbon in our atmosphere.

The Bug Man

Jan 14, 2019 Retired University of Arizona professor shares his passion for insects.

Desert Meadows Park

Dec 17, 2018 The Green Valley Gardeners rolled up their sleeves and planted a seed to beautify their community.

Common Ground - The Native Grasslands of Arizona

Nov 20, 2018 The desert grasslands of southern Arizona are rapidly declining and are some of the most threatened natural habitats in the country.

Working for Water

Oct 22, 2018 Water is rare in the desert but some residents in southern Arizona are working on ways to make it more common in Tucson's washes and rivers.

Drawn to Science

Oct 8, 2018 Tucson scientist and artist Nathalie Aall has combined two of her favorite interests into an unusual career.

Monsoon Mushrooms

Oct 1, 2018 Tucson has a growing mushroom community and some of its fans say Mt. Lemmon has a huge variety of species, some of which can be harvested for consumption.

Restoring Peppersauce Cave

Sep 10, 2018 A group of cavers have taken on the task of restoring Peppersauce Cave to its natural beauty.

Growing Home

Jul 30, 2018 A large urban lot and irrigation water from Salt River Project have allowed Randy McCabe to transform his home with a growing number of species such as bananas, mangoes, plumerias, golden rain trees, and others.

Rock Shop

Jul 20, 2018 Tucson hosts the world’s largest gem and mineral show in February, but one store on the westside that keeps the tradition going 365 days a year.

Elegant Trogon

Jun 26, 2018 The Elegant Trogon is a brilliant bird that is usually associated with exotic locations in Mexico and Central America, but a population in southeast Arizona is attracting many admirers.

The Paton Center

Oct 10, 2017 What used to be a private home in Patagonia is now a popular destination to people from all over the United States and other countries.

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