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Invasive Species: Arundo

Arizona Illustrated


We join volunteers with Watershed Management Group as they attempt to remove Arundo donax (giant reed), from Tanque Verde Creek in east Tucson. Arundo is classified as a noxious weed by the state of Arizona and can out-compete native plants for access to water and sunlight. It can increase flood risks and even carry wildfire. Learn more about the plant, and what can be done to eradicate it from Arizona’s streams and rivers. More...

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