The man accused of ambushing and shooting to death two New York City police officers before killing himself was arrested twice in Springfield.
Plant Life on the Sand Dunes
The ecosystem of sand dunes changes the further one goes inland.
Just like dune animals dune plants use water wisely. The spinelike leaves of the cactus plants cut down on water lost through evaporation. The stems of the cactus plant stores water for use in times of need.