The McDowell Sonoran Preserve is designated as an open space, free for everyone — regardless of physical condition or hiking capability — to enjoy its more than 100 miles of trails. The DDC will change all that.
Countless species of birds, reptiles, cacti and four-legged creatures consider The McDowell Sonoran Preserve their native home. If the DDC is built, they will be displaced and their habitat destroyed!
If The McDowell Sonoran Preserve is commercially developed, it will no longer be a barrier-free, uncluttered, pristine desert destination for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians of all ages.
Scottsdale residents voted and gave thousands of tax dollars to keep The McDowell Sonoran Preserve pristine—yet our local government and special interest groups are trying to take it over with construction.