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February 2019

Habitat Restoration

February 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, 37257 S Sasabe Rd
Sasabe, 85633 United States
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The habitat work is to stop mesquite encroachment and enhance cover for upland game birds specifically the masked bobwhite (an endangered quail species native to southern AZ). Removing mesquite will also make space and resources more available for forbs and grasses, creating more browse for ungulate populations and other animals. The first management tactic is half cutting which is exactly what it sounds like; you cut half way through mesquite branches with a hand saw and bend them to the…

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