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The Southwest Center seeks to define, illuminate, and present, through research, teaching, and publishing, the character of the Greater Southwest: the heartland of Arizona, New Mexico, Sonora, and Chihuahua, and its peripheries.

Center Highlights

At dawn on this year’s spring equinox, a group of people gathered in Patagonia,  Arizona, to declare the Sonoita Creek – Upper Santa Cruz River watershed the Pollinator Capital of the United States. An interpretive sign, erected in a pollinator garden on Patagonia’s village green, noted that... read more
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The Southwest Center
1401 E. First St.
P.O.Box 210185
Tucson, AZ 85721-0185
Tel: (520) 621-2484
Fax: (520) 621-9922

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Joseph Wilder
1401 E. First St..
P.O.Box 210185
Tucson, AZ 85721-0185
Tel: (520) 621-2484
Fax: (520) 621-9922 jwilder@u.arizona.edu