Rincon Institute
Press Releases
Saguaro National Park to Begin Spraying Buffelgrass

July 6, 2009

Contact:   Dana Backer, 520-733-5179


Now that monsoon rains have brought dormant plants back to life, staff at Saguaro National Park will again be using herbicides to control buffelgrass.  Other city, county, state, and federal agencies are spraying buffelgrass at this time of year as well.

Rincon and Tucson Mountain Districts' expansion of Saguaro National Park will protect high priority

Grijalva Introduces Bill to Expand Saguaro National Park Boundary: Rincon and Tucson Mountain District expansion will protect high prioirty conservation areas. This House Bill Proposes 975 Acres to Protect Rincon Creek and Link Sweetwater Preserve.