Korte: Desert EDGE will be a community amenity to Scottsdale

I am a long-time supporter of the Desert Discovery Center concept – which is now called the Desert EDGE. After attending two of the public [...] Continue Reading →

DDC concept scheduled for public review in August, September

The city of Scottsdale has announced a tentative schedule for the Desert Discovery Center community review, with a series of meetings taking [...] Continue Reading →

Alexander: Campana update leaves much to be desired

I’m disappointed at the paltry update provided by DDCS, Inc’s Sam Campana. Six months have gone by since DDCS engaged the community. They’ve [...] Continue Reading →

Milhaven: Desert Discovery vote could carry unintended consequences

At this week’s city council meeting, we got a brief progress update on a proposal for an educational visitors center in the Preserve. As I [...] Continue Reading →

Opinion: Desert Discovery Center facts misrepresented by opponents

As a thirty year resident of Scottsdale, and as one who lives immediately adjacent to the Sonoran Preserve, I support the Desert Discovery Center [...] Continue Reading →

My turn: Desert Discovery Center historical record

Our intent is to provide historical information to assist in the community input to the consultant’s work to determine the preferred scope and [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale environmental board discusses DDC ‘green building’

During a city of Scottsdale Environmental Quality Advisory Board regular meeting on June 15, the group discussed a letter recommending green [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale launches community conversations on Desert Discovery Center

Residents can get more information and share their views this spring on Scottsdale’s Desert Discovery Center concept. Scottsdale’s Desert [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale approves continued evaluation of DDC concept

The Scottsdale City Council Jan. 11 approved creating a business plan and feasibility analysis for the Desert Discovery Center concept, long [...] Continue Reading →

Olson: People are the lifeblood of the Desert Discovery Center

I love the McDowell Mountains. I love their purple hue at dusk, the undulations of their peaks against the sky and their majestic stature from [...] Continue Reading →