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Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Tips & Tricks for New Mountain Gardeners

Many have gardened in places where the soil is rich, its pH perfectly balanced and the climate blessed with consistent rainfall, gentle sun, and plant coddling humidity. If you have dug a hole in the ground, you know mountain gardening presents the opposite of such ideal conditions. My words are limited here, but they’re enough

Local

Two in the Nest!

The Prescott National Forest implemented an area closure in December to reduce disturbances to the nesting Bald eagles which has paid off with success! Two young eaglets can be seen in the nest getting food from one of the parents. Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Prescott National Forest would like to remind visitors to

Science

New migration maps serve as tools to help big game in West

The life-or-death journey made by mule deer during the second-longest big game migration in North America came down to their ability to squeeze through a fence — a discovery made by scientists using wildlife GPS tracking techniques to map animal migrations in the West in unprecedented detail. The resulting atlas of migration corridors in Arizona,

Local

Remember the Verde River

[Prescott eNews wishes to thank Walter Anderson for this article and his beautiful photos – Editor] The presidential election showed that Americans were ready for change, and now as we go through this transitional period, it is good for us to notice and celebrate the change that occurs around us annually. As deciduous trees turn

State

Legal challenges to border wall continue – and so does construction

Conservationists expressed anger and frustration over the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision not to hear an appeal to stop construction of the southern border wall. But they’re moving ahead on other legal fronts while monitoring construction as it chews through land marked by towering saguaros and home to the endangered jaguar. “It’s upsetting that they’re

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