Christiansen, Drew
November 2011
America;11/14/2011, Vol. 205 Issue 15, p2
The article presents information on Hereford, an unincorporated community, along Arizona's Mexican border. Huachucas situated on the western side of Hereford forms one of the states high-altitude ecosystems where endangered species of flora and fauna are preserved. Cochise County has suffered severe draught for three years and a hard frost in winter destroyed many cacti, prickly pear, agave and other vegetations.


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