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Sat Jun 4, 2022, 10:24 AM

More than a thousand saguaro replanted in Arizona after wildfire


In 2020, the Bush Fire ripped through the Sonoran desert in Arizona, charring nearly 200,000 acres of pristine wild land in the Tonto National Forest.

Even more devastating was the loss of Arizona's most iconic images.

“We lost, we estimated around 80,000 saguaros in just that one fire, so for something that is only found here in Arizona, that’s a significant number,” said Bec Veerman with the Tonto National Forest.

Veerman says the tragic loss of so many saguaros soon prompted action. Work is now underway thanks to a number of partnerships between TNF, Four Peaks Brewing Company, the National Forest Association and a company called Natural Restorations.


https://www.kgun9.com/news/national/more-than-a-thousand-saguaro-replanted-in-arizona-after-wildfire

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Sat Jun 4, 2022, 12:33 PM

1. I hope they intend on monitoring them following transplant. It's so dry that many saguaros are

Collapsing due to high heat and zero water

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