KCET’s The Back Forty blog reported that Joshua Tree National Park will be removing 800 Teddy Bear Cholla Cactus near the Cholla Cactus Garden. It is part of a road upgrade project. The park will transplant the cactus nearby and expects a 75 to 80% survival rate. The road upgrade has to do not only with repairing road damage but also widening the road due to a number of accidents (usually due to speeding) and increasing the ease of parking for visitors. Read more at: Cactus Removal to Begin in Joshua Tree National Park | Commentary | The Back Forty | KCET.
Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 10, 2012
Joshua Tree To Remove Up 800 Cactus