Saturday, June 8, 2013

Return of the Natives: The Movie

Okay, it's really a video. Written and directed by Mark Hengesbaugh! Starring top volunteers!

Sonoran Desert plants have returned in great profusion to Sabino Creek Recreation Area in places that were once overrun by 30-ft. high thickets of the invasive Giant Reed (Arundo donax) thanks to volunteers and donors who participated in or supported the difficult work of removing the non-native cane. We’ve identified and counted the plant species returning where Giant Reed was removed. This seven-minute video gives you the update on Sabino's remarkable recovery.

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