Xeriscaping concepts are used for aesthetically pleasing and functional landscaping while minimizing the maintenance requirements and the attraction of birds and other animals around the Airport. Sky Harbor was awarded a Valley Forward Environmental Excellence Award: Water Conservation and Xeriscaping for its water conservation program. Turf areas have been converted to Xeriscape landscaping with native low-water use.
An innovative new program to reduce water usage at the Airport is having some amazing results. Find out more.