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2014-08-26 08:25:38

Launches Year-Long Sustainability 360 Program on Wildfires, Drought and Water Issues, Climate Science and Native American Cultural Sustainability FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, wildfire season is trending longer, larger and more extreme. As fires continue to blaze in the West, Northern Arizona University (NAU) is launching a multi-part series, designed to provide education on critical issues related to wildfires. The series features expert commentary,...

2014-08-25 12:29:33

Founder of multiple technology companies in his lifetime, Sullivan will be honored for his contribution to the Arizona technology community PHOENIX, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Technology Council in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority today announced that Pat Sullivan, co-founder and CEO of Contatta, will be presented with the "OneNeck IT Services People's Choice Lifetime Achievement Award" during the 2014 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI)...

2014-08-13 23:10:49

Glendale Community College has received five ariZoni (“Zoni”) Theatre Awards of Excellence nominations. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Glendale Community College has received five ariZoni (“Zoni”) Theatre Awards of Excellence nominations. Four of the awards center on the school’s production of “Based on a Totally True Story,” a fast-paced contemporary comedy set in New York and written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Presented by GCC in February, the production was...

2014-08-06 23:11:21

REGISTER NOW for the 10th Annual Sedona Marathon Event taking place on January 31, 2015. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Sign-up with your family and friends before September 1, 2014 to save on registration with Early Bird pricing! The boutique destination race event is expected to host more than 2,600 runners/walkers who will participate in one of these breathtaking panoramic races: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Full Marathon race, presented by the Sedona Chamber of Commerce &...

2014-08-06 23:00:37

Chino Valley Ranchers Comments on New Study Showing That Eating Foods Rich in Tyrosine Can Quicken Reflexes and Shorten Response Times in Adults Colton, California (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Researchers at Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam have carried out a study to determine whether eating foods rich in tyrosine quickens reflexes and shortens response time. Findings indicated that tyrosine did indeed shorten response times. Tyrosine is a hydrophilic amino acid that is part...

2014-08-05 23:00:38

Glendale Community College recently accepted this year’s Award for Institutional Integration from The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Glendale Community College recently accepted this year’s Award for Institutional Integration from The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). Only one college in the nation receives the annual award, which recognizes innovative thinking, planning and implementation in strategic...

2014-08-01 20:20:22

Those looking to make the trek from the glitz of Las Vegas to the natural wonder of the Grand Canyon can do so with ease, comfort and safety in a rental from State Van LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As soon you land in Las Vegas for the first time, it's easy to see why the city is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. There's certainly plenty to see and do - so much that it can actually be a bit overwhelming. That's why it's such a great relief to...

2014-07-31 23:19:03

Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) has a professional educational program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Maricopa Corporate College Introduces New Online Course: Write Effective Web Content Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) has a professional educational program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. MCOR has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is...

2014-07-31 20:23:02

Arizona Board of Regents Asked to Help Find New Location for Study PHOENIX, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A petition launched on Change.org by an Arizona veteran has gathered over 100,000 signatures in support of Dr. Sue Sisley's efforts to initiate medical marijuana research in Arizona. Launched on July 10, the petition reached 100,000 signatures in just 21 days. The public outcry against Dr. Sisley's dismissal from the University of Arizona has reached a national...

2014-07-31 16:31:09

Join Lane Bryant at an exclusive Grand Opening Event on August 1, 2014! COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Lane Bryant, the nation's leading women's specialty apparel retailer, is excited to announce the Grand Opening of its new location at Camelback Colonnade in Phoenix, AZ. Once the purple ribbon is cut, the store's Grand Opening celebration will begin! On August 1, 2014 from 3-5PM, customers who visit the new Lane Bryant store at Camelback Colonnade will enjoy...


Latest Geography of Arizona Reference Libraries

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

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