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Invasive river cane in Arizona: Environmentally burdensome or economically beneficial?

Officials in Arizona are trying to get rid of river cane, an invasive plant that sucks up a lot of water. But Native tribes have used this bamboo-like plant for centuries.

KJZZ’s Gabriel Pietrorazio reports how the state is working to address river cane in a more culturally sensitive way.

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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