Border Wall Could Destroy Wildlife Habitat at National Monument in Southern Arizona, Sierra Club Says — KTLA

There are four endangered species found in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, a 515-square-mile federal natural reserve in southwest Arizona, which is marked by 200-year-old majestic saguaro cacti. This part of the Sonoran desert is vast and desolate – and it’s an area where the National Park Service is trying to promote the growth of…

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Tarantulas In Our Backyard — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Lately, I’ve been hunting for tarantulas in our backyard. Tarantulas are common in the desert surrounding Tucson but finding them takes a bit of skill. Although tarantulas are more or less strictly nocturnal, I hunt for them […]

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Monday walk…This yard looks sharp! — This, that and the other thing

Arizona yards don’t look anything like those in the Midwest. In fact, don’t call it a lawn, because according to Merriam-Webster a lawn is: ground (as around a house or in a garden or park) that is covered with grass and is kept mowed. No grass and no mowing in most parts of Arizona, water […]

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