Trail from the Santa Cruz River to Rita Road extends recreational path.
Wildlife officials plan capture and release in late November.
Land-use agreements will protect vital wildlife corridors from development.
Standout species include maple trees and aspens.
Sandhill cranes likely arriving for the winter near Willcox.
Mesquite trees will play a starring role in the Desert Harvest Fest.
The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.
You can battle buffelgrass with herbicide sprays while it remains green.