Buckeye Training Area (BTA). Natural resources you should be aware of: Extreme heat and aridity exacerbate fatigue, water consumption, and injuries. Adapt yourself to these conditions by keeping your skin, head, and eyes protected and constantly hydrate .
Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl: Sparrow sized owl, mesquite and riparian obligate, extremely rare, report sighting to environmental office.
Tucson Shovel Nosed Snake: Small, nocturnal, sandy washes, creosote mounds, and roads, may be buried a few inches.
Sonoran Desert Tortoise: Large, riparian areas, roads and rocky slopes, do not pick up.