The Heat is On!

June 12, 2019

On June 10th  we reached triple-digit temperatures for the first time in 2019! The heat came unseasonably late this year, but as strong as ever. With these rising temperatures, we’d like to take this moment to remind you to stay safe as you enjoy the outdoors this summer. We share Pima County’s tips on how

New Training Opportunity!

May 28, 2019

FREE May Webinar: Improve Your Volunteer Stewardship Toolkit In partnership with the Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, there is a webinar free to everyone (learning credits are a $15 fee) on May 30. Learn from three organizations about the tools and resources available to you that will help you start, expand or enhance your outdoor stewardship

Wildflowers Everywhere!

April 3, 2019

Arizona Illustrated has created an amazing video capturing the beauty of the desert in this beautiful Spring of 2019. As they have stated “Spring of 2019 will go down as one of the best years for Arizona wildflowers in decades, thanks to abundant fall and winter rain in the desert. The profusion of color led

A new shuttle service for Sabino Canyon!

March 29, 2018

At midnight June 30th we will say goodbye to Sabino Canyon Tours, who had been operating since 1985, and say hello to the new operator for the Sabino Canyon Shuttle, Regional Partnering Center. On March 9th Coronado National Forest officially announced they had chosen a new operator for the Sabino Canyon Shuttle.  As Doug Kreutz summarized in the Arizona Daily

Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer on Public Lands

June 16, 2017

Did you know that according to the Corporation for National and Community Service only an average of 25.3 percent, or about one in four, Americans volunteer their time each year? Arizona ranks slightly below the national average, with only 23.3 percent of Arizonans donating volunteer time in 2015. The good news, however, is that in 2015 more than 1.2 million Arizonans volunteered their time, with an average of 36.4 hours donated. This resulted in a total of 174.36 million volunteer hours, or the equivalent of 4.5 billion dollars, contributed to Arizona’s economy.