Wildlife and Plant life
The residents of CFE #7 share a love for
this neighborhood and the fact that the area remains as natural
as it was in the 1970's. Our Protective Covenants
preserve the appearance of the neighborhood and make it a welcome
haven for humans with a love of enjoying gorgeous views, wildlife,
and diverse native plant life.
The abundance of Sonoran desert foothills wildlife
includes: many types of birds, lizards, snakes, as well as rabbits,
hares, javelina, bobcats, mountain lions, and more! Native plant
life includes many types of cactus, succulents, bursage, as well
as palo verde and mesquite trees.
View a CFE #7
lot location map.
Downloads (in PDF format):
A collection of 11 lovely nature walks
through CFE #7.
"Birds of the Catalina Foothills
Estates #7 Area", by Martin M. Karpiscak and Susan B. Hopf
"Plants of the Bajada"
- including CFE #7, by Martin Karpiscak
The following are a few photos taken by residents
of CFE #7.
Some useful links:
Arizona Native Plant Society
Arizona Game & Fish Department
Tohono Chul Park
Tucson Botanical Gardens
Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society
UAZ College of Pharmacy Poison Plants page
UAZ Cooperative Extension