"Principle Recovery Area", "Major Refuge", Homes for Thousands

"The principal recovery area for the endangered jaguar, Southwestern willow flycatcher, yellow-billed cuckoo, loach minnow, spikedace, Gila chub, Gila topminnow, desert pupfish, razorback sucker, Huachuca spring snail, Huachuca water umbel, Huachuca tiger salamander," a major refuge for 100 species of butterfly, a river corridor frequented by nearly half of all North American bird species (more than 400 of them depend on it), a place with floodplains and adjacent uplands that more than 65 species of reptiles and amphibians, including Sonoran tiger salamander and Western Barking Frog, call their homes, lands that support the second highest number of mammal species (83) in the world, including jaguar, coatimundi, bats, beaver, mountain lion, and many rodents". (see also The Nature Conservancy)