Xero-Riparian

  • xero-riparian vegetation community

Xero-riparian is somewhat of a southwest regional vegetation community that many have never heard about. It is, however, extremely important for wildlife. There are very few perinnial streams in...

Type of Content: Vegetation Communities
Photo: Heavily overgrazed bottomland in the Sonoran Desert

This previously very good soil supporting mesquite bosque as well as sacaton fields has been decimated by cattle. Much of the soil has (and continues to) blow away in the wind.

Type of Content: Image Content

The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife hereby formally petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (also “Service”) to list one of the following entities of cactus...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
Cow strung up on saguaro

This cow was strung up by bailing wire on a saguaro and left to die.

Type of Content: Image Content
pyrrhuloxia
Type of Content: Image Content
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