Tag: Rio Grande wildlife

If a Tree Falls in the Valley: The Sabal Palm and the Border Fence

Written by | June 22nd, 2009


n order to save rare sabal palms that would otherwise be leveled by construction of the United States-Mexico border fence, the Conservancy is partnering with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service and Audubon Texas in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to transplant palms to safe ground, one tree at a time.

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