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Arizona Wine Country

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AZ Wine Map

Click to view fullscreen map. How do I use the map? Back to the map How do I use the map? Use your cursor to zoom in and out of the map. Select a location and click on the More Detail button...

U-Pick Farm Map

As interest in how our food is produced and delivered increases, visits to “U-Pick” farms are becoming an increasingly popular leisure activity around the country. The Agritourism Experience map will...

Birding

Arizona is a birder’s paradise! Every year millions of birds travel through the state on their northern and southern migrations. To avoid crossing large swaths of desert, they fly along riparian...

Farming and Ranching

Long before statehood, there was agriculture. One thousand years ago, the Hohokam people supported a thriving farming community through an elaborate network of canals. In the 1860s, farming near the...

Ten Astronomical Achievements in Arizona

Arizona's 252 million dollar astronomy and planetary science industry boasts some of the most advanced programs in the world and employs over 3,000 people. Scroll down for a partial list of...

Wine, Grapes, and Soil

Dos Cabezas winemaker Todd Bostock explains why Arizona soils make great wines

Building Innovation

Arizona strives to build and maintain healthy climates in the nanotechnology, aerospace and defense, and bioscience industries. To this end, the state nurtures growth and creates school programs that...

Arizona Statehood

On February 14, 1912, the man who would become Arizona’s first Governor, George P. Hunt, walked from his hotel in Washington D.C. to the Capitol building to watch President Taft sign Arizona into...

Striving for Excellence: K-12 Education

Arizona faces many challenges in the coming years. Balancing water resources with urban development, mining operations that maintain the integrity of our land and natural resources, and preserving...

Arizona SciTech Festival

The Arizona Science and Technology Festival celebrates Arizona’s leading role in science, technology, and innovation with activities that engage, inspire and spark imagination across entire...

Research Observatories

Phoenix Mars Lander

​​ In the Martian polar regions, water ice appears just below ground level. This fact has intrigued planetary scientists for years with the question of whether Mars has ever sustained life, or has...

Finding Pluto at Lowell Observatory

In 1896, construction of the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff brought astronomy to the Southwest, sparking a science and a passion that still blazes in Arizona. For over 100 years its research has...

Traditional Foods and Medicine

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