Group effort to preserve nature in Buckeye

Butterfly stands on yellow flowersThe White Tank Mountain Conservancy and ASU teamed up to identify how the city of Buckeye can grow without blocking wildlife’s natural corridors. ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes researcher and PhD candidate Anita Hagy Ferguson is a senior consultant at the WTMC. “We don’t do anything as well as nature does it,” said Ferguson. “Nature already has a plan in place, but with human interference, this plan is significantly hindered.” Thousands of people visit Buckeye for its natural beauty, but with human growth in the city, this local ecosystem and the species within it are in jeopardy. Click here to read the full article.