Luke Vickery
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News Broadcast Reporter, Phoenix

Luke Vickery expects to graduate in 2023 with bachelor’s degrees in meteorology and journalism and mass communication. Vickery, who has volunteered with the Arizona State Climate Office, is working for the Phoenix news bureau.

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Buffelgrass: The scourge of the Sonoran Desert is here to stay

PHOENIX — Buffelgrass is here to stay, but experts and volunteers alike said they are getting a better handle on managing it in the Sonoran Desert. This highly invasive weed fills in the natural gaps between native desert plants like saguaros, threatening their survival and increasing the risk of wildfire damage. As wildfire seasons continue to expand, getting buffelgrass under control becomes increasingly important.

Scottsdale asks residents to curb water use

Scottsdale is one of the first Arizona municipalities to ask residents to voluntarily cut water by 5% in anticipation of cuts in water from the overtaxed Colorado River.