Madera Highlands

This 366-acre property is located on the east side of Sassabe Highway in Altar Valley, and borders the Buenos Aires National Wildlife refuge., most of the Madera Highlands consists of Multiple Use Management Area with a very small portion in Biological Core. 24 priority vulnerable species have modeled moderate to high habitat in the area, including the endangered Pima pineapple cactus.   Purchase of this property will protect a portion of the Brawley Wash as well as habitat for numerous priority vulnerable species, including the Pima Pineapple Cactus.

Date Acquired: August 12, 2005

Cost: $385,733

Cost Per Acre: $1,053

Size: 366 acres

Type: Habitat Protection Priority