The 1,000-member Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society recently released its updated “Field Guide to Cacti and Other Succulents of Arizona.” The book is a comprehensive handbook and detailed guide to the identification and distribution of cactus in our state. Thomas Staudt of the Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society will tell us more about the book.
An update on the drought that’s gripping the nation and a look at Arizona’s monsoon season with Randy Cerveny, a professor of geographical sciences who directs the meteorology program at Arizona State University.
A discussion about the pros and cons of a proposed 20-year moratorium on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon with Sandy Bahr of the Sierra Club and Pam Hill of the American Clean Energy Resources Trust.
Pascal Berlioux, the president and CEO of Arizona Forest Restoration Products, talks about his company’s business model that he says makes it profitable for companies to remove small diameter trees that clog Arizona’s forests creating a severe fire danger.
Is the key to the Valley’s economic success hidden somewhere in the region’s DNA? It’s a question business, political and community leaders will explore during a “Conversation on Economic Vitality using PHX DNA.” Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord and Steve Betts, the former CEO of SunCor Development discuss the event that takes place June 3rd in Chandler.