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Buffelgrass - A Wildfire Waiting to Happen


Our mission


is to provide a regional information center that emphasizes an integrated management approach to control buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare) in Southern Arizona.


Our partners


include non-profit organizations; federal, state and local governments; conservation organizations; private businesses; and individual citizens who have an interest in buffelgrass management and control.



"Buffelgrass and the fire it brings are poised to destroy our Sonoran Desert ecosystems and threaten public safety, possibly more effectively and faster than drought, development, or almost any other potential disaster." - Southern Arizona resident


Buffelgrass Invasion: Its Threat to the Sonoran Desert and Our Will to Stop It
Produced by: Mark Betancourt

Major Funding Provided by: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum; Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation; Tohono O'odham Nation; National Park Service; Southern Arizona Native Plant Society; USDA-Forest Service; U.S. Geological Survey; Sandy Lanham; and Environmental Flying Services

 

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