Friday, January 7, 2011

Invasives Put Desert at Risk

Invasive species have made their way into the Arizona desert and scientists say these changes could put the desert at risk. Buffelgrass, in particular, is an invasive that has the most imminent threat to the desert. The flammable grass spreads quickly and competes with native vegetation for survival. With increasing temperatures in the desert this could make the situation worse. Click here to read more.