Deadline of 8/18/18 to input on Speedway Shoulder and Pavement Improvements

Pima County has a federal grant to improve Speedway Blvd. Please be aware that the terms of the federal grant restrict how the funds can be spent and it is not likely any significant changes to the basics of the current road design can be made. Still Pima County has contacted homeowners along Speedway to solicit input and recommendations on the project. Read more...

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Drones are illegal in ALL Pima County Parks and National Parks. In addition, they are considered aircraft and are not to be used to harass or take wildlife. Arizona and Federal law further prohibits flying a drone in a reckless manner and recommends calling law enforcement if needed.

Detailed caption information in "Wildlife Neighbors, Tucson Mountains, Arizona" is from Steven J. Phillips and Patricia Wentworth Comus, editors. A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, Tucson, Arizona and University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California, and London, England.


Wildlife Neighbors, Tucson Mountains, AZ (GPANA.info) at https://www.GPANA.info/home. The text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. The photographs are copyright by the photographers with all rights reserved.

Wildlife Neighbors, Tucson Mountains, Arizona

We are not alone in the Sonoran Desert. Our wildlife neighbors adapted to life in arid lands long before we arrived. We can learn from them and respect their right to continue to live in peace.

Mule deer crossing Saguaro National Park West, Tucson Mountains, AZ.
Desert tortoise
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Save the Date: 10/27/18 

Road Clean Up and GPANA Semi-annual potluck brunch. Please volunteer to host our next gathering. If you are interested or willing please contact us at: gpanasec@gmail.com

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Mule deer crossing Saguaro National Park West, Tucson Mountains, AZ. 

​Photo courtesy of Mochi Gregurich.

Desert tortoise pauses feeding to check out what's coming. These mostly solitary tortoises of the Sonora Desert live on rocky hillsides. They utilize existing crevices and depressions for shelter. The population is limited by available sites. Photo courtesy of Roger Carpenter.

Slow Down - WATCH OUT FOR WILDLIFE CROSSING OUR ROADS!

Looking east from the Gates Pass Area Neighborhood