Greetings from Saguaro National Park

I am fortunate to live near the East HQ, park and national forest (Rincon Mountain district) just outside Tucson, AZ. For the past five years the neighbors that care deeply for this glorious preserved area have been fighting a developer (El Cortillo LLC and Bike Ranch LLC), their attorneys and planners. They own about 40 acres across from the main entrance which is native desert zoned suburban ranch ( 1 house per 3.3 acres). They want to build a resort with six 2 story buildings, pool, restaurant, parking lot, bike rental shop etc. It is totally inappropriate for the land and would set a bad president for this and other parks. Please help by voicing your concerns against this planned developement. please contact the district 4 Pima County supervisor, the county zoning board to stop this terrible idea. Also contact district4@pima.gov. I plan to attend the zoning and board hearings to continue the fight against big money developers.

Sincerely,
Peter

Saguaro National Park

It’s the iconic image of the American Southwest: The giant saguaro cactus, standing tall amid the arid desert, arms perpetually raised to the sky. At Saguaro National Park, you can see more than 1.6 million of these giant saguaro — the largest forest of its kind on the planet.

State(s): Arizona

Established: 1994

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