Water means life here in the desert. Where there’s water, you’ll find our super important riparian areas… 

If you’re in Arizona and want to know where the water is, just look for ribbons of green that cut across the desert landscape. These riparian areas (streamside habitat) are VITAL to our wildlife.

Yep, Arizona’s water users not only include the 7 million people who live here, but also nearly 5,000 species of native animals and plants. Amazingly, Arizona is in the top five states when it comes to BIODIVERSITY!

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Al Falk, Manager of Global Reclamation for ON Semiconductor,feels that waste recovery is important because “primarily it is theright thing to do.” The inspiration for this program was theprotection of our intellectual property, says Falk. “People come upwith ideas to make parts for things like cell phones, car accessories and cameras for your vehicle.”

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 Recently I visited the Casa Grande Ruins National Park with my Girl Scout Troop. It was very fun and the sites were amazing.

There were many structures that the Sonoran Desert People’s ancestors built a long time ago. There were many small and regular houses and there was one called the ‘Big House.’ The Big House is where the people gathered if they needed a meeting or to get together. All of the houses were made out of a claymud substance.

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Patrick Brennan brings his love of music and sports
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Patrick Brennan brings his love of music and sports into the classroom and shares these interests with his students. Brennan teaches fifth grade at White Elementary.  

Brennan feels that music, sports, technology and other extracurricular activities can spark students who might not be... Read more

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Join Arizona KidCats for kids K–8!

Arizona KidCats Club is an exciting club for Wildcat fans who are in K-8th grade and is sponsored by Hughes Federal Credit Union. Becoming a member is easy!

As an Arizona KidCats member, you will receive a wide variety... Read more

 March is American Red Cross Month. It is proclaimed by the President each year to celebrate everyday heroes who help each of us fulfill our mission.

The Red Cross brings help and hope to people in need every eight minutes. According to the Red Cross, an average of 90 cents of every dollar the American Red Cross spends is invested in delivering care and comfort to those in need.

The Red Cross is in 187 countries and the American Red Cross is part of the world’s largest volunteer network.

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