APRIL 2, 2014

jerry howardDr. Jerry Howard, Ph.D presents at Desert Foothills Archeological Society meeting on April 9

CAVE CREEK – Dr. Jerry Howard, Ph.D. presents a newly created lecture on prehistoric Hohokam irrigation. Environmental impacts are often associated with more modern times or industrialized societies. This lecture focuses on the environmental impact of Hohokam irrigation canals/ fields, which clearly had significant impacts on their environment prehistorically.

APRIL 2, 2014

Arizona Musicfest Putting Tournament for Scholarships and Big Apple Raffle April 26

Have fun, support Arizona Musicfest, and raise money to help send talented young musicians to college-level Schools of Music! The Arizona Musicfest Putting Tournament for Scholarships, which raises funds for Arizona Musicfest Scholarships, will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, on the 18-hole Putting Course at the beautiful Tonto Verde Golf Club in Rio Verde.

APRIL 2, 2014

vca vetFoothills Food Bank clients receive help with their pets

Foothills Food Bank and VCA Animal Hospitals recently partnered to keep the pets of those who visit the food bank healthy. On Saturday, March 15 two veterinarians and five technicians from VCA Animal Hospitals came to Foothills Food bank to give examinations and administer shots to dogs and cats of Foothills Food Bank clients.

The clinic was free because the VCA staff volunteered their time and also worked to get donations of the necessary supplies.

Stephanie Rhodes from VCA with one of the lucky dogs at the free pet clinic.

APRIL 2, 2014

Desert Foothills Land Trust’s 19th Annual “Sonoran Stars” Fundraiser set for April 26

Event hosted at majestic Los Cedros and features dinner under Western skies, captivating horse show, music by Bill Ganz Western Band

Guests to this year’s 19th Annual “Sonoran Stars” event to benefit Desert Foothills Land Trust will be treated to a fabulous evening on Saturday, April 26. The non-profit organization, which works to protect the beautiful landscape of our fragile Sonoran Desert, will once again hold the annual event at the elegant and majestic Los Cedros USA equestrian facility at 8700 E. Black Mountain Road in north Scottsdale.

APRIL 2, 2014

Leave baby wildlife alone

Public should resist urge to “help” or "rescue" juvenile wildlife perceived to be in need

PHOENIX – Rising temperatures and longer days mean spring is here and newborn wildlife will become increasingly visible.

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