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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Monday, Jan. 17, Desert Botanical Garden and the nation will honor and celebrate the legacy and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a graduate of Morehouse College, a distinguished historically Black university in Atlanta. Dr. King was one of the prominent...

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Wildfire Awareness Month

Wildfire Awareness Month

Week 4 | RestorationThe Sonoran Desert expands from Central Arizona south into the Mexican state of Sonora and the Peninsula of Baja California. This beautiful region of the world is at risk from increasingly intense and frequent wildfires, a worsening drought and...

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Transforming a Food Desert into a Food Oasis

Transforming a Food Desert into a Food Oasis

Phase 1 of Spaces of Opportunity Completed Spaces of Opportunity has been working to transform a 19-acre lot, which sat vacant for roughly 20 years, into one of the nation’s largest urban agriculture projects. Spaces’ mission is to enable all south Phoenix families to...

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