January 9, 2017

Pima Prickly Park

There are many undiscovered or little-known places in southern Arizona and Pima Prickly Park is one of them. The seven-acre park is built on a former gravel pit operation that was filled in and is now flourishing with dozens of species that are native and desert-adapted to our area. The park has been open for a few years, is free and open to the public, and provides a learning opportunity for residents. It’s a cooperative effort between Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation and members of the Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society, they are “rehabilitating” some rescued specimens.

Tony Paniagua
Steve Riggs, Sandra Westdahl
Editor: Steve Riggs
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