Cooperative Extension, an outreach arm of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is a statewide network of knowledgeable faculty and staff that provides lifelong educational programs for all Arizonans. We are part of a nationwide educational network of scientists and educators who help people solve problems and put knowledge to use.
This site provides visitors with independent research-based desert crop production and protection information.
AIES (formerly the Renewable Energy Network) is based around an initiative to connect the public, industry, and government to the UA’s research and education in renewable energy. The goal is to support the expanded regional, national, and global use of abundant, clean, and economical solar-based renewable energy.
The goal of NEMO is to educate land use decision makers to make choices and take actions that will lessen nonpoint source pollution and protect natural resources. This will be accomplished by non-regulatory research-based education using geospatial information and other advanced technologies for outreach, education, analysis, and research.
AZMET provides meteorological data and weather-based information for agricultural and horticultural interests operating in southern and central Arizona.
Blue Collar Plants is a rangeland website and collection of plants designed to illustrate differences in plants during various seasons, levels of herbivory, and drought. Blue Collar Plants is a work in progress, currently in collaboration with the “Prescott Natives” project and Yavapai County Master Gardeners.
CLIMAS was established to assess the impacts of climate variability and longer-term climate change on human and natural systems in the Southwest. The project's mission is to improve the ability of the region to respond sufficiently and appropriately to climatic events and climate changes.
Conserve2Enhance is a water conservation program which allows private citizens and business to track their water use, develop water conservation strategies, and support local Tucson charities with their water bill savings. Development and support for the program is provided by the UA’s Water Resources Research Center.
FireScape is a response to the need for landscape-scale fire and ecosystem management. FireScape is a framework for expanding safe, ecologically sound, large-scale fire management across multiple land ownerships in the mountains of southeastern Arizona.
The goal of the Microbial Observatories at Kartchner Caverns program is to study and describe the phylogenetic (i.e., who is there) and functional (i.e., what do they do) diversity of microbial communities living on the beautiful formations found in the cave.