Delays expected along Picture Rocks Road
Commuters could face minor delays due to road construction starting on November 20. Workers will be out along the road shoulders trimming brush and salvaging sensitive plant species located along road shoulders, to improve safety along the roadway. More »
Great Plains Toad
Great Plains Toad (Bufo cognatus)
This toad is most easily recognizable by paired blotches on its back and a white dorsal stripe. Like most desert toads, they become active during the summer rainy season. The male’s call is an explosive clatter lasting up to a minute.
Length: 1 4/5- 4 ½ in. (4.6- 11.4 cm)
Did You Know?
The saguaro blossom is the state flower of Arizona. In early summer, the Tohono O’odham people come to Saguaro National Park to harvest the saguaro fruit.