University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension

  • Cochise County Cooperative Extension’s Land Use Planning and Sustainable Development Program was requested by Cochise County to conduct an analysis for solar energy development potential on the 6200 square miles within their jurisdiction.

    NEW! The Renewable Energy Opportunity Analysis is now available as an interactive, online map.

  • private citizens

    The Arizona Citizen Planner (AzCP) is a 10-hour online course designed for Planning Commissioners and Elected Officials throughout the state.

  • Scenarios for Upper Gila

    UA's WRRC, Cooperative Extension, and the Gila Watershed Partnership have been working with stakeholders in Graham and Greenlee counties to develop scenarios for the future of the watershed.

  • Hoop House

    THIS FALL! A five-class series that will appeal to small growers interested in growing produce for their local marketplace to be held every other Wednesday starting October 5, 2016 in Benson, Arizona.

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Arizona's Changing Rural Landscapes

Arizona Cooperative Extension’s community and economic development programs help residents, landowners and governments understand changes in the state’s rural areas. The goal is to help citizens define and contribute to the future of their communities, and become better informed, more resilient and sustainable.