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Saving an Endangered Cactus with ADOT

Saving an Endangered Cactus with ADOT

Desert Botanical Garden staff recently completed a conservation project in partnership with the Arizona Department of Transportation that involved saving an endangered cactus. In 2018, ADOT enlisted the help of the Garden to safely remove and return the Arizona...
August EcoQuest

August EcoQuest

Join the August EcoQuest: Look Out for Lovebirds   Find and map as many rosy-faced lovebirds Agapornis roseicollis and the plants they interact with as possible.     Rosy-faced lovebirds can be seen all over the valley and are adored by many. Often thought of as a...
The Golden Barrel Cactus | So Common, Yet Endangered

The Golden Barrel Cactus | So Common, Yet Endangered

Golden Barrel Cactus The golden barrel cactus is a mainstay of desert landscapes and is one of the most popular cactus species in the world. Although easily grown in nurseries to meet this demand, the golden barrel is still facing an uphill battle for survival in the...
June Ecoflora Challenge | The Night Shift

June Ecoflora Challenge | The Night Shift

Header Photo: John Hoffman Many people are familiar with honeybees, birds and other species that are daytime pollinators, but which ones are busy working at night? Nocturnal pollinators are understudied, especially when compared to diurnal ones. These night workers...
The Garden is currently deinstalling Chihuly in the Desert and there may be temporary closures to some areas of the Garden. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

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