Protected Peaks and Ridges
Pima County's Hillside Development Zone code prohibits development of designated peaks and ridges. GPANA actively works to protect Tucson Mountain peaks and ridges under this code.
Saguaro cactus and Tucson Mountain peaks in rare snow, Gates Pass. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Leigh.
Phainopepla, a silky-flycatcher, keeps his red eye on lookout. Phainopeplas relish the berries of the parasitic desert mistletoe. Photo courtesy of Roger Carpenter.
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