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Life in the desert is rich.
● Rich in energy from the sun.
● Rich in the diversity of plants and animals in the natural landscape. (Read more)
● At times rich in water.
We are learning to use this richness in our lives, with solar panels, water harvesting, and landscaping with native plants.

This website is to provide helpful information.  It is offered by and for residents of The Academy Village, a unique retirement community. The village is the home of the Arizona Senior Academy whose programs appeal to people who are active in learning and are exploring new dimensions in their lives.  This website is from the SEC (Sustainability, Environment, and Conservation) Committee, in the Academy Village. 

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