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2011-03-22 13:04:32

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are helping meet the water demands of a riparian desert region that is home to a national conservation area and a thriving military base. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) hydraulic engineer Dave Goodrich and hydrologist Russ Scott have been part of Arizona's Upper San Pedro Partnership (USPP)-a mix of 21 federal, state, and local groups managing the region's water-supply needs-since the association started in 1998. ARS is USDA's chief...

2008-06-27 15:02:33

By Jason Massad, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jun. 27--Pinal County and a collection of environmental groups are dueling over the use of a road that crosses the San Pedro River near Dudleyville in the southern part of the county. The reason: The area is habitat for an endangered bird called the Southwestern willow flycatcher. The Center for Biological Diversity, the Maricopa Audubon Society and the Tucson Audubon Society are the plaintiffs in a suit that names Pinal County and its three...


Latest San Pedro River Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 06:33:47

Symbol: CHTR3 Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   EUTR2 Euphorbia trachysperma Engelm. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2007-04-10 16:50:35

The Loach minnow (Rhinichthys cobitis) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the carp family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes. It is common in streams and small rivers throughout the Gila River and San Pedro River systems in Arizona, New Mexico, and Sonora. The species is of drab coloration and unremarkable appearance, and reaches a maximum overall length of 2.36 in (6 cm). It can live to at least five years of age. The species is sometimes referred to as the loach...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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