Friday, July 20, 2007

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Buffelgrass is a non-native fire-prone grass with a foothold in our area. It crowds out native plants and can fuel fires. If left uncontrolled, it will alter the desert. The Buffelgrass Response Center needs help to map infestations and remove them. There is a volunteer orientation Saturday, August 4th from 8am to noon at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. You must be 18 or older. For information visit or call 615-7855, extension 103.

Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is something almost anyone can do, if they have a willingness to make a new friend and a desire to share fun with a young person through everyday activities. Tucson’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program currently has hundreds of children waiting for adult friends. To learn more about the program and a variety of match options, visit


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