Saguaro National Park needs help fighting buffelgrass - Tucson News Now

Saguaro National Park needs help fighting buffelgrass

If you have some free time this weekend, Saguaro National Park could use your help.

Park officials need volunteers to help pull up buffelgrass.

Buffelgrass is not native to the Sonoran Desert and can choke out plants which are. It's also a fire hazard.

Volunteers can meet at the Rincon Mountain Visitor Center at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Officials suggest volunteers wear sturdy shoes, long pants and a hat. Tools and gloves will be provided.

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