News & Blog

Now available: “The Story of Camelback Mountain” – a children’s book

February 18, 2020 | Blog

On February 17th, 2020, the Desert Botanical Gardens sponsored the release of the new children’s book, “The Story of Camelback Mountain.”

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Impassioned conservation pursuit emerges through Paradise Valley Mountain Preserve Trust

October 15, 2019 | In the News

The energy of a reinvigorated pursuit of the Paradise Valley Mountain Preserve Trust filled the air at Sanctuary Camelback Resort & Spa Wednesday, Oct. 9 as local environmental conservationists gathered to support each other and the idea of keeping land in its natural state.

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How Did Mummy Mountain Get its Name?

September 27, 2019 | Blog

Charlie Mieg, a Swiss by birth, prospered in banking and real estate in New York City and later in Florida, before moving to Arizona in the 1930s. He prospected for gold and other minerals through the Bradshaw Mountains, and spent much time at the Bagdad mines.

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Pace: Paradise Valley Reinvigorates Its Mountain Preservation Trust

September 16, 2019 | In the News

Since 1997, Paradise Valley had Mummy Mountain Trust, which focused on preserving land primarily in the higher elevations of Mummy Mountain. Now, the trust has a new name and a new logo.

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