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Desert Defender January Removals

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Event Description

Invasive species are one of the biggest threats to our park’s ecosystem health. Join the Desert Defenders program to help us find and remove these plants.

This invasive species pulling event will focus on removal plants by pulling, bagging and disposing. For this event the species of focus will be Sahara mustard, London rocket, and Stinknet. Please bring gloves if possible. Dress appropriately for working around desert plants.

Registration required. Please check-in at the park’s Nature Center. Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Dept. adheres to state COVID-19 protocols including wearing a masks, social distancing and other safety protocols.


January 21, 2021
8am to 12pm

Do I need to Register?

Yes! This event is free but please register through our partner’s website.

Things You’ll Need

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Event Partners

CAZCA functions through extensive partnerships to stand together and further our conservation efforts.

desert botanical garden
Desert Botanical Garden logo
McDowell Sonoran Conservancy logo
McDowell Sonoran Conservancy logo
McDowell Sonoran Conservancy logo

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CAZCA is an initiative of Desert Botanical Garden. Any donations made to CAZCA must be made through Desert Botanical Garden. You will now be taken to their website to complete this transaction. Thank you!