Saguaro National Park

Full Slate of Activities this Month at Saguaro National Park

January 7, 2009, 12:09 pm
A series of programs are under way at Saguaro National Park. Explore the natural and cultural history of the park. Come along on a naturalist-led evening walk or join a local expert for a presentation in the visitor center. Programs will be offered at both districts. There is no ...

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Parks Pick-Me-Up?

December 4, 2008, 12:00 pm
As our National Parks emerge from eight years of pinched budgets, drooping morale and dreadful political appointees, conservationists hope for a turnaround with the Obama administration--even amidst economically turbulent ...

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Feds to use computer chips to foil cactus thieves

October 8, 2008, 2:17 pm
Anyone thinking of swiping a stately saguaro cactus from the desert could soon be hauling off more than just a giant plant. National Park Service officials plan to imbed microchips in Arizona's signature plant to protect them from thieves who rip them from the desert to sell them to landscapers, ...

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Body of Missing Woman Found in Desert at Saguaro Park East

August 20, 2008, 9:52 am
The body of a 70-year-old woman who suffered from dementia and Alzheimer's disease was found late Tuesday afternoon in the desert near the end of East Speedway. Authorities found the body of Paula B. Gniewek about 100 feet off a trail that leads into Saguaro National Park East, about a ...

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Sticky fingers target cactuses in Palm Desert to resell for barrels of money

August 12, 2008, 7:53 am
PALM DESERT -- Someone is swiping the cactuses in this upscale desert city. Over the last six months, there has been an epidemic of thefts. Officials say they have lost nearly $20,000 worth of the plants. The main target is the golden barrel, which, depending on its size, can fetch ...

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Saguaro National Park, volunteers to eradicate buffelgrass

July 29, 2008, 8:53 am
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, states a Saguaro National Park news releaase. Buffelgrass is ...

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Marana Residents Taken By Surprise Over National Park Fence

April 23, 2008, 8:57 am
The trucks showed up early Tuesday morning. Work crews unloaded fence posts, flags, concrete and rolls of barbed wire. Neighbors say they never saw it coming. "You're not going to stop anything," said resident Tom Guedel.  "It's just a waste of taxpayer money." The US National Park Service says ...

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