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Desert Defenders on iNaturalist

Desert Defenders on iNaturalist

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Event Description

Help us find and map the top noxious weeds (invasive plant species) of concern for Central Arizona region. These invasive plants have spread aggressively both in urban and open spaces during the last few years. Check out our quick step guide on how to join the Desert Defenders iNaturalist project.

Priority Species:
Stinknet (Oncosiphon pilulifer), Fountain grass (Cenchrus setaceum), Buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliare), Tamarisk/Salt Cedar (Tamarix spp.), Sahara Mustard (Brassica tournefortii), London Rocket (Sisymbrium irio), Common Sow Thistle (Sonchus oleraceus) and Malta Star Thistle (Centaurea melitensis).

Become a Defender and protect our parks and preserves! This project is part of the Desert Defenders program.

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How do I start?

Sign up for iNaturalist and join the Stinknet project today!

Event Partners

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

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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!