Get Ready for Some Cool Activities with Your Pal Boomer Bear 

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Retardant dumped by plane. USWS photo by Tim Peterson
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Top Photo: Retardant dumped by plane. USWS photo by Tim Peterson

While wildfires play an important role in maintaining a diverse and healthy ecosystem, three major blazes helped along by hot, dry and... Read more

Mary Winston Jackson (1921–2005) successfully overcame the barriers of segregation and gender bias to become a professional aerospace engineer and leader in ensuring equal opportunities for future generations.
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The NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C., has a new name: the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters. This is quite an honor for an amazing person.

“Mary W. Jackson was part of a group of very important women who helped NASA succeed in getting American astronauts into space. Mary never... Read more

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Milkweed bugs are my favorite bugs. Maybe you have seen them in your yard. They are red and gray with a black circle on their backs. The circle has two white dots, side by side in its center. They are oval shaped, with short antennae, and small, round eyes. Did you know milkweed bugs have wings, and are able to fly? The first time I saw a milkweed bug fly, I didn’t know what it was, and it scared me a little.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
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While you might not travel far from home this summer, you can still visit some fantastic places online and in these pages! 

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Entrance sign for the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
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Summer is here and that means it’s time for some fun in the sun!

It has been a difficult few months for all of us, and the pandemic has left many people rethinking their summer vacation plans. Fortunately, we live in a state with lots of outdoor options for recreation.

The Phoenix... Read more