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Desert Botanical Garden Presents Maxine Lakin with 2019 Conservation Award at Conservation Celebration Luncheon

Desert Botanical Garden honored Maxine Lakin as the recipient of its 2019 Conservation Award. The award honors extraordinary individuals for their significant and enduring contributions to the conservation of the Sonoran Desert.

Open Spaces by Kerdiwen Cornelius

The first kernel of CAZCA was a question: “How do we go beyond our own Garden walls?” McCue says. “How do we take our expertise and our desire to have positive impact in our community out beyond what we do here at the Garden?”

The Central Arizona Conservation Alliance releases Greenprint for Maricopa County

Partners in the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA), convened by the Desert Botanical Garden, unveiled its “Greenprint” for Maricopa County this week. The GIS-based decision-support tool compiles data from across agencies and organizations.


Contact Annia Quiroz the CAZCA Engagement Coordinator 480.481.8187 or with any questions, or media inquiries regarding CAZCA activities.

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