Amazing Arthropods: Creepy Critters or Misunderstood Marvels?

Yes, a butterfly is an arthropod and makes for a cute Halloween costume but let’s dive a little deeper into the often overlooked and misunderstood critters found in this phylum and discover why you should dress up as an amazing arthropod this spooky season! Arthropods are the most diverse group of creatures on the planet, … More Amazing Arthropods: Creepy Critters or Misunderstood Marvels?

Let’s Get to the Fruit of the Matter: Prickly Pear Harvesting 101

Editors Note: We have reworded the paragraph regarding where to harvest prickly pear fruit here in Tucson. We would like to apologize for not including the very relevant fact that harvesting prickly pear fruit has been a traditional practice for generations for Native Americans. We are thankful for the continued education and shared knowledge from … More Let’s Get to the Fruit of the Matter: Prickly Pear Harvesting 101

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: A Place of Healing

“We need to re-connect, re-connect with our symbiotic relationship with nature as well as fellow humans. We need to understand that we are interconnected with all of the environment just as cells are an interconnected part of our body.”    Werner Janssen has been a volunteer for three years where many guests have had the … More The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: A Place of Healing