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    A Trail Through Time - Early Agricultural Engineers: Archaic Farmers 
    Mar 09, 2021 - The Cultural Resources & Historic Preservation Division adds interpretive signage along the Chuck Huckelberry LOOP. 
    Pygmy owl in saguaro cactus nest cavity 
    Feb 12, 2021 - Monitoring pygmy owls helps County biologists balance conservation efforts with development plans. Click here to learn more. 
    Cochie Canyon 
    Oct 22, 2020 - Board approved two land donations totaling 113 acres. 
    Gila topminnow 
    Oct 07, 2020 - Canal has blossomed with new growth. 
    Biologists capture leopard frogs in Buehman Canyon Preserve 
    Oct 02, 2020 - Biologists capture leopard frogs in Buehman Canyon Preserve 
    Biologists monitor Cienega’s wildlife 
    Dec 06, 2019 - In the Cienega Creek Natural Preserve it's easy to forget you're in the Sonoran Desert.

    The preserve lies about 25 miles southeast of downtown Tucson, still very much in the desert, but here saguaro, ocotillo and cholla give way to dense grass stands and tall cottonwood, mesquite and willow trees. Read more... 
    Photo credit: Arizona Forward 
    Sep 23, 2019 - Sustainable Action Plan for County Operations earns Arizona's most prestigious honor for environmental innovation. 
    Los Morteros Conservation Area 
    Aug 09, 2019 - Flood Control, Sustainability and Conservation team with Marana Parks and Rec to enhance adjacent amenities near Continental Ranch. Read more... 
    File: Mission Garden acequia 
    Jun 25, 2019 - The native fish will take up residence in a recreation of a traditional water canal intended to highlight historic agricultural practices. 
    Historic Canoa Ranch 
    May 02, 2019 - Event recognizes Congressional designation of the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area. 
    File: field of solar panels 
    Apr 05, 2019 - Office of Sustainability and Conservation leading County government's coordinated effort.