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Activity | Homepage Prickly Pear Jelly

Activity | Homepage Prickly Pear Jelly

Made With Love   Show Mom how much you love her with a desert-inspired DIY gift. The Sonoran Desert is full of plants that can be used to make delicious edible concoctions. Follow the activity below to make homemade prickly pear jelly. Add it to sparkling water...

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Native Bees | The Unsung Heroes of the Desert

Native Bees | The Unsung Heroes of the Desert

Spring brings an astounding display of desert wildflowers thanks to behind-the-scenes contributions of winter rains and native bees. Flowers rely on bee pollinators to create seeds for the next season’s blooms. Native bees' relationship with plants extends beyond...

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Activity | Water Bottle Planter

Activity | Water Bottle Planter

Saving Landfills One Water Bottle at a Time Plastic bottles are everywhere. You may not realize how much they are used on a daily basis–here are a few surprising facts: On average one person uses 156 plastic bottles annually 60 million plastic water bottles are thrown...

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No Bake Earth Day Cupcakes

No Bake Earth Day Cupcakes

Make The World Better One Cupcake at a Time Enjoy this fun, sweet recipe for the whole family to celebrate with on Earth Day.    Ingredients 2 packages of instant pudding mix 3 cups of milk  1 cup of confectioners’ sugar 1 8-ounce package of softened cream cheese...

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Rise to the Challenge

Rise to the Challenge

Commit and Make a Difference Many countries and people around the world celebrate Earth Day. It is a way to honor the planet we live on and bring awareness to our impact. It’s also an important time to think about what we can do to make it better for future...

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Calculating Your Carbon Footprint

Calculating Your Carbon Footprint

Many of your daily household habits–energy use, transportation, waste disposal, etc., cause greenhouse gas emissions, which make up your carbon footprint. Explore this simple exercise to understand your carbon footprint and how to offset it.A smaller home uses less...

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