May 19, 2009 | Michelle DePrenger-Levin, Research Associate

Sclerocactus glaucus habitat

What threatens Sclerocactus glaucus? Installation and maintenance of huge pipelines that move oil and gas from the well pads miles and miles to the collection facilities; roads; browsing and trampling from livestock; weeds; and people who collect them from the wild to name a few. Why are we doing something about it? Just look at the beautiful landscape and plant community. Do you want to lose that? Neither do we.

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