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Moth Week in Madera Canyon

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, AZ NEWS, FEATURES, SLIDER, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

Beetles almost stole the show until the moths appeared in Madera Canyon recently, just in time to celebrate one of the last days of National Moth Week.

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Check Out Jason Davis’ Documentary “Desert Moon”

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, SLIDER, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

Stunningly beautiful! A fun peek into this little-known aspect of the space race. Check out the trailer and website about the University of Arizona’s early contribution to space exploration–creating a lunar atlas that pointed the way to a safe landing on the Moon. Jason Davis, a University of Arizona journalism graduate (2014), is the filmmaker....

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Bighorn Sheepwatch — 16

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, FEATURES, SLIDER, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

It’s been a long time since I’ve reported on the bighorn sheep reintroduction project going on in Tucson, Arizona. Read the latest about this controversial project.

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The Leafcutter Bee–A Stealth Pruner

Posted by on Jun 1, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, FEATURES, SLIDER, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

Every morning there was new damage. Something was demolishing my garden, leaving the foliage in lacy tatters. It was the leafcutter bee.

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The Brain-Training Trend

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, SLIDER | 0 comments

Recently Diane Rehm hosted a show where a variety of brain-training programs were discussed. For a transcript of that show, check out the link in my post.

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