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Efforts to remove invasive giant reed in Arizona rivers and lakes continues with Department of Forestry grants
PHOENIX – The Arundo has been invading Arizona, and organizations, including the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, are offering grants to groups that will work to remove the stubborn plant. The Arundo is found near many bodies of water in Arizona, and it takes up too much water for the drought-ridden state.
GLENDALE – The U.S. Postal Service unveiled the skateboard Forever Stamps to celebrate the community and culture the sport creates. It brought on Indigenous artists to design the stamps, one of whom was Arizona native and Navajo artist Di’Orr Greenwood.
MESA – People can help the Arizona Game and Fish Department control and stop the invasive apple snail by knocking down their pink egg masses from reeds or taking snails to the dumpster. The apple snails have been documented in several bodies of water in Arizona and are moving up the lower Salt River.
ALPINE - The first captive-raised Mexican wolf was released into the wild 25 years ago, when the species was on the verge of extinction. The Arizona Game and Fish Department says it is proud of the progress of the wolf program, which is steadily reaching its goals.