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Hike leads to splendors of the Sonoran Desert

Hike leads to splendors of the Sonoran Desert

A loop hike in Sabino Canyon could dazzle your holiday visitors.

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Saguaro Park vandals' sentences include chopping wood

Two Tucson men have pleaded guilty to charges of vandalizing cacti and a palo verde tree at Saguaro National Park East last May.

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Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

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Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

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Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

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Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

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Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

Feeling parched? Even native plants are wilting

Here is one stark sign of the prolonged drought in Southern Arizona: Even some cacti and desert trees are withering from lack of moisture.

June 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tonight is Bloom Night at Tucson's Tohono Chul Park

Tonight is Bloom Night at Tucson's Tohono Chul Park

One of the highlights of teh Southern Arizona monsoon is the annual bloom night of the cereus cactus, Peniocereus greggii, better known as "Queen of the Night."

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Bloom night watch 2011: Buds are in 'stall' phase

Bloom night watch 2011: Buds are in 'stall' phase

One of the highlights of monsoon is the annual bloom night of the cereus cactus, Peniocereus greggii, better known as "Queen of the Night." Tohono Chul Park, which has the largest private collection of this cactus in the United States, keeps us all updated on when this special night will happen.

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