“Calling the Game” sportscasting camp recently wrapped, sponsored by the ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications along with the Arizona Coyotes and FOX Sports. I was lucky enough to attend both the high school and middle school camps.

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In the 1990s, a farmer accidentally ran over a coyote den, leaving only one pup alive. There were no vets that treated wild animals, but fate brought him to Linda Searles. She realized that a rehabilitation center for orphaned animals was a necessity. Searles bought ten acres of land in 1994 and founded The Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center or SWCC.

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Saturday, December 14th, 2019

10am – 3pm

ADMISSION IS FREE

Celebrate over 20 years of magic sure to enchant children and adults alike!

Roam the beautiful grounds of Desert Marigold among knights, jesters, and

fairies. Enjoy holiday shopping, craft-making, entertainment, food, games,

puppet shows, silk dyeing, boat rides, archery, and more!

 

Visit the Winter Faire Website for more information.

http://www.dmswinterfaire.org

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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 Ever wonder how to become a journalist for the Bear Essential Newspaper? I am going to share with you how I became a journalist. I recently attended the Bear Essential News Young Reporters Workshop at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU!

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 Have you ever seen yellow tape on four wooden sticks at the beach? It’s usually at the bottom of the dunes. That tape is marking the baby sea turtles nest and marine biologists say you must set up your beach chairs 10 feet or more away from the tape. The reason is to protect the sea turtle nests, which are buried in the sand. Sea turtle hatchlings have less than 1 percent chance of surviving to adulthood.

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To get you and your buddies into the Halloween spirit, Boomer Bear takes a look at creatures that live in a most CRINGEWORTHY way!

Some bloodsuckers are so sneaky or tiny that the host (or victim, if you want to be dramatic) doesn’t even know it’s there!

But why blood? It is rich in red and white blood cells, which are high in protein. The downside is that, as food, blood is low in vitamins and can carry disease.

“All animals with backbones (from humans to birds to fish) have blood and are another (food) resource in the world. And many different organisms have evolved...Read more

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Greta Thunberg speaking at  the European  Parliament in  April of 2019
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Top Photo: Greta Thunberg speaking at the European Parliament in April of 2019

Photo credit: wikimedia.org

There’s no doubt about it: kids can change the world.

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Name Nasa's Next Mars Rover
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Think you have what it takes to name NASA’s next rover? Well, it’s time to get creative because now’s your chance!

NASA announced that K–12 students can enter the Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest now through Nov. 1.

“This naming contest is a wonderful opportunity for our... Read more

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