Policies and Programs

Arizona Game and Fish Department Wildlife Action Plan

Arizona Department of Transportation Wildlife Linkages Workgroup

Arizona Growing Smarter

Arizona Master Gardener Program

City of Tucson Brownfields Program

City of Tucson Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)

City of Tucson Parks and Recreation 10-year Strategic Service Plan (pdf)

City of Tucson Urban Landscape Framework

EPA GreenScapes Program

FDA Food Protection Plan

Pima County Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

RTA Wildlife Linkages

Santa Cruz River Restoration

El Rio Medio (sponsored by the City of Tucson and Pima County)

Paseo de las Iglesias (sponsored by Pima County)

Tres Rios del Norte (sponsored by the Town of Marana, the City of Tucson, and Pima County).

State of Arizona Prohibited, Regulated and Restricted Noxious Weeds

Trees for Tucson


Agencies and Organizations

Arizona Department of Agriculture

Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Center for Global Food Issues

City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department

Desert Harvesters

Earth Share

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

Iskash*Taa Food Harvesting

LandScope America

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Natural Resources Defense Council: Eat Local

Natural Systems Solutions

Permaculture Institute

Sonoran Permaculture Guild

Sustainable Table

The Canelo Project

Tucson Clean and Beautiful

Tucson Community Food Bank

Tucson Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Tucson Organic Gardeners

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

US EPA Food Safety website

Worldwatch Institute

World Wildlife Fund


Drought Tolerant Landscaping Resources

• Arizona Department of Water Resources plant list

• References for Identifying and Selecting Landscape Plants for the Low Desert (UofA)

• City of Mesa Resources for Arizona Low Desert Gardening and Landscaping

• SmartScape Workshops


    Other Resources

    Buffelgrass Information Center

    Home Composting in the Desert brochure (pdf)

    Local and Heritage Foods Directory (Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance)

    Tucson’s Garden Clubs

    Tucson-area Farmers’ Markets