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Endangered Arizona Hedgehog Cactus Gets Boost from Researchers

Endangered Arizona Hedgehog Cactus Gets Boost from Researchers

Trekking along the rocky slopes of Tonto National Forest in March, a group of Desert Botanical Garden researchers and biologists from two federal agencies carried heavy-duty spelunking duffel bags filled with precious and spiky cargo.   Inside them were 60 federally...
Protecting Endangered Cactus in AZ with ADOT

Protecting Endangered Cactus in AZ 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...
Activity | Endangered Plants Coloring Sheets

Activity | Endangered Plants Coloring Sheets

Share these fun and simple coloring sheets of endangered Garden plants with the kids (and grown-up kids) in your life. Explore the things we can do to ensure these iconic plants remain for generations to come. Simply drag the images below to your desktop, and print!...
Endangered Species day

Endangered Species day

Endangered Species Day When we think an endangered species, it’s easy to envision a bald eagle, whale or giant panda. However, did you know that there are more federally protected plant species than animals in the United States? Why protect plants? Could you...
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