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December 2021

Santa Teresa Mountain Wilderness – Cottonwood Trail (#66) Explore & Maintain

December 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - December 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Join Wild Arizona in the beautiful, remote Santa Teresa Mountain Wilderness as we maintain the beautiful Cottonwood Trail (#66). Saturday work will include improving tread, brushing the trail corridor, and removing fallen trees from the trail. We will car camp nearby and day hike to the work area each day. A group dinner will be provided Saturday night. Sunday will consist of exploring the trail and perhaps light brushing.

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November 2021

San Francisco River Clean Up

November 13, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us in keeping one of the last remaining perennial rivers in Arizona healthy! We meet up at the Riverside Park in Clifton with a welcome and safety briefing and then we split into groups and head to priority clean up areas. It is recommended that you wear sunscreen, wide brimmed hat, closed toe shoes, and a water bottle. We will provide personal protective equipment and we do have some garbage grabbers to share, but bring your own if you…

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Chiricahua Wilderness – Burro Trail Maintenance

November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - November 7, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

Join Wild Arizona in the beautiful Chiricahua Wilderness as we maintain the lower 2 miles of the Burro Trail, a connecting trail off the South Fork Trail. Work will include improving several sections of tread, brushing the trail corridor, and improving/rebuilding a drainage crossing. We will car camp nearby and day hike to the work area each day. A group dinner will be provided Saturday night.

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September 2021

San Francisco River Clean Up

September 11, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us in keeping one of the last remaining perennial rivers in Arizona healthy! We meet up at the Riverside Park in Clifton with a welcome and safety briefing and then we split into groups and head to priority clean up areas. It is recommended that you wear sunscreen, wide brimmed hat, closed toe shoes, and a water bottle. We will provide personal protective equipment and we do have some garbage grabbers to share, but bring your own if you…

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June 2021

San Francisco River Clean Up

June 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us in keeping one of the last remaining perennial rivers in Arizona healthy! We meet up at the Riverside Park in Clifton with a welcome and safety briefing and then we split into groups and head to priority clean up areas. It is recommended that you wear sunscreen, wide brimmed hat, closed toe shoes, and a water bottle. We will provide personal protective equipment and we do have some garbage grabbers to share, but bring your own if you…

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March 2021

San Francisco River Clean Up

March 6, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come help clean our waterways and spend a morning along the beautiful San Francisco River! Individuals, groups, and families are welcome to join us for our next clean up event on Saturday, March 6th from 8AM to 12PM. Check in will begin at 8 AM at the Riverside Park in Clifton, and will be modified so that attendees can stay in their vehicles to get signed in and receive directions. Staff will be stationed at each target area to give…

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November 2020

San Francisco River Clean Up

November 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come help clean our waterways and enjoy the beauty of the San Francisco River! Individuals, groups, and families are welcome to join us for our next clean up event on Saturday, November 21st from 8AM to 12PM. Check in will begin at 8 AM at the Riverside Park in Clifton, and will be modified so that attendees can stay in their vehicles to get signed in and receive directions. Staff will be stationed at each target area to give further…

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April 2020

Bird Walk Guide/Leader POSTPONED

April 25, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
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Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader POSTPONED

April 18, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
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Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader POSTPONED

April 11, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
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Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

April 4, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
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Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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March 2020

Bird Walk Guide/Leader

March 28, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

March 21, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

March 14, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

March 7, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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February 2020

Bird Walk Guide/Leader

February 29, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

February 22, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

February 8, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

February 1, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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January 2020

Bird Walk Guide/Leader

January 25, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

January 18, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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October 2019

Bird Walk Guide/Leader

October 6, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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May 2019

Redington Pass Clean Up

May 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Date: Saturday May 11th, 2019 Where: Middle Parking Lot, Redington Pass, about ½ mile past the USFS Entrance What: A new “Light Impact and Agile” Cleanup – Rolling Start, Fast to work out on the Pass. Return and Leave Contact: info@friendsofredingtonpass.org Web:  www.friendsofredingtonpass.org Partners:  United States Forest Service, Catalina Ranger District,  Arizona Game and Fish, Summit Hut * Rolling start with short briefings * Get you on your way to help us Clean the pass * Sponsor gifts on your way in,…

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March 2019

Habitat Work Buenos Aires NWR

March 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on March 29, 2019 at 8:30 am

Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, 37257 S Sasabe Rd
Sasabe, 85633 United States
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QUAIL HABITAT PROJECT WHERE: Secundino Road: DIRECTIONS FROM TUCSON: If you are coming from Tucson and going down W Ajo hwy (highway 86) you will turn left at Three Points onto highway 286 then proceed south until you reach mile 15 and a half and the road will be on your left or to the east. DIRECTIONS FROM GREEN VALLEY: If you are coming from Green Valley/ Arivaca area, you will go south on route I-19 then get off at…

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Habitat Work: Masked Bobwhite

March 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on March 29, 2019 at 8:30 am

Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, 37257 S Sasabe Rd
Sasabe, 85633 United States
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QUAIL HABITAT PROJECT WHERE: Secundino Road DIRECTIONS FROM TUCSON: If you are coming from Tucson and going down W Ajo hwy (highway 86) you will turn left at Three Points onto highway 286 then proceed south until you reach mile 15 and a half and the road will be on your left or to the east. DIRECTIONS FROM GREEN VALLEY: If you are coming from Green Valley/ Arivaca area, you will go south on route I-19 then get off at…

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Habitat Work Buenos Aires NWR

March 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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There will be habitat work on March 14th and 15th from 8:30am to about 2:30pm.
Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, 37257 S Sasabe Rd
Sasabe, 85633 United States
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QUAIL HABITAT PROJECT WHERE: Secundino Road: DIRECTIONS FROM TUCSON: If you are coming from Tucson and going down W Ajo hwy (highway 86) you will turn left at Three Points onto highway 286 then proceed south until you reach mile 15 and a half and the road will be on your left or to the east. DIRECTIONS FROM GREEN VALLEY: If you are coming from Green Valley/ Arivaca area, you will go south on route I-19 then get off at…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Pima Community College West Campus

March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Pima Community College West, 2202 W Anklam Rd
Tucson, AZ 85745 United States
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Date: March 2, 2019 Time: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. Organization: Pima Community College and Desert Museum Description: This site is a little hilly, but fairly easy terrain to walk on, and only ten minutes from downtown. We will work with PCC students and staff. Meeting Location: Meet in the southern parking lot, under the east-most row of solar panels. Buffelgrass pull location: 2202 W Anklam Rd. , Tucson, AZ 85745 Volunteers: 10 registered out of a total capacity of 20…

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February 2019

SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Cooper Center Tucson Mountain Park

February 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Cooper Center, 5403 W. Trails End Rd
Tucson, AZ 85745 United States
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Date: February 10, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Organization: Cooper Center Advisory Board Description: Low hills in the beautiful Tucson Mountains at Cooper Center for Environmental Learning. Scattered buffelgrass, easy to moderate hiking. Meeting Location: Cooper Center - 5403 W. Trails End Rd. Buffelgrass pull location: 5403 W. Trails End Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745 Volunteers: 0 registered out of a total capacity of 40 Tools Provided: work gloves, some digging bars, picks Bring: water bottles, work gloves, picks,…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

February 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743 United States
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Date: February 10, 2019 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p..m. Organization: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Description: We will hike cross-country and up a canyon about a mile to arrive at our site. We will be working in the sun, often on rocky slopes. Meeting Location: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. We will meet in the breezeway of the Education Annex Building. It takes about half an hour to drive from downtown to the museum. Buffelgrass pull location: 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Cooper Center

February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cooper Center, 5403 W. Trails End Rd
Tucson, AZ 85745 United States
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Date: February 9, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Organization: Cooper Center Advisory Board Description: Low hills in the beautiful Tucson Mountains at Cooper Center for Environmental Learning. Scattered buffelgrass, easy to moderate hiking. Meeting Location: Cooper Center - 5403 W. Trails End Rd. Buffelgrass pull location: 5403 W. Trails End Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745 Volunteers: 1 registered out of a total capacity of 40 Tools Provided: work gloves, some digging bars, picks Bring: water bottles, work gloves, picks,…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Tortolita Mountains Weedwackers

February 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Date: February 9, 2019 Time: 8:00-12:00 Organization: Description: We will be digging up Buffelgrass and Fountain grass in the wash near the trailhead of the Wild Burro trail. The probable walking distance is about 1 mile Meeting Location: Wild Burro trailhead at the Ritz Carlton hotel. There is lots of parking at the site. Also, there are bathrooms at site. There is a gatehouse as you enter into the Ritz-Carlton, and just tell them you are participating in the Save…

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Save Our Saguaros: Catalina State Park Buffel Slayers

February 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
11570 N Oracle, ORO VALLEY, AZ 85737, 11570 N Oracle
ORO VALLEY, AZ 85737 United States
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Date: February 2, 2019 Time: 8 am- 12noon Organization: Catalina State Park Buffel Slayers Description: We will work to dig buffelgrass in patches along the 50 Year Trail with beautiful views of saguaros and Pusch Ridge. Mention Buffelgrass and get into the park for free! Meeting Location: Meet at the Equestrian Center and Trailhead for the 50 Year Trail Buffelgrass pull location: 11570 N Oracle, ORO VALLEY, AZ 85737 Volunteers: 11 registered out of a total capacity of 35 Tools…

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January 2019

Save Our Saguaros Event: Trails End Neighborhood

January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Date: January 26, 2019 Time: 9 am - noon Organization: Trails End HOA Description: Private site in Trails End Neighborhood Meeting Location: along Sky Canyon Dr. in Trails End Neighborhood. Participants will need to sign up in order to receive gate code to enter neighborhood. Buffelgrass pull location: Lat: 32.240527 Long: -111.106382 Volunteers: 6 registered out of a total capacity of 20 Tools Provided: work gloves, digging bars Bring: water bottles, work gloves, picks, pruning tools Wear: sun protection, hiking…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Tucson Mountain Park

January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tucson Mountain Park, Pima County Tucson Mountain Park 85743 + Google Map
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Date: January 26, 2019 Time: 8:00 - 12:00 Organization: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Description: We will hike a little way out into the desert to pull a couple of large patches of buffelgrass. Be prepared for rocky terrain and thorny plants. Meeting Location: Pull-out K19 off of Kinney Rd. It is about 1.1 miles from the intersection of Gates Pass Rd and Kinney.This pullout is not huge, so consider carpooling if possible. Buffelgrass pull location: Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743 Volunteers:…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Panther Peak (sustainbly-built, off-the-grid home tour in afternoon)

January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Date: January 26, 2019 Time: 8:00-12:30 Home tour in afternoon Organization: Saguaro National Park (West Unit) Description: Spend time in one of the prettiest desert landscapes on earth. The hike to he pull site will be short (about 3-4 miles RT), but frequently off-trail and across rough terrain. Park personnel will come with us. Take as many breaks as you like so you can enjoy the view. Stick around afterwards to eat your lunch on a porch at the edge…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Desert Discovery Center/Pima County NRPR

January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Date: January 26, 2019 Time: 8:00am --- 12:00 dependent upon conditions Organization: Sonoran Desert Weedwackers Description: A short hike (~20 min) to the work site on mild terrain, crossing some steep washes. Beautiful natural setting located within Tucson Mountain Park. We will be clearing infestations along wash edges. Meeting Location: Go to Gates Pass pull-out G-10 (signed for event) and follow the dirt road to the designated parking area (approx. 1 1/4 miles). Meet at the Desert Discovery outreach building…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – K20 Changemaker Campus

January 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Changemaker High School, 1300 S. Belvedere Ave
Tucson, AZ United States
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Date: January 21, 2019 Time: 9am-12pm Organization: Changemaker High School Description: Join our staff and students for our annual Beat Back Buffelgrass Day in conjunction with the MLK National Day of Service. All abilities welcomed! Meeting Location: Plenty of free parking on site! Buffelgrass pull location: 1300 S. Belvedere Ave, Changemaker High School, Tucson Volunteers: 21 registered out of a total capacity of 100 Tools Provided: We will have gloves, bags, and a limited amount of hand tools Bring: Hand…

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Oracle Road Clean Up

January 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Our adopted one-mile stretch of road includes the new Oracle Road wildlife underpass. This is a fun way to meet fellow like-minded conservationists, get some exercise, and beautify one of our roadways, all with the spectacular backdrop of the Santa Catalina Mountains. RSVP to: sarah.whelan@sonorandesert.org

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Catalina State Park Buffel Slayers

January 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Catalina State Park, 11570 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85737 United States
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Date: January 12, 2019 Time: 8 am- 12noon Organization: Catalina State Park Buffel Slayers Description: We will hike 15 minutes up a sandy wash and dig in a gently sloping area that has been cleared before. We will then move on to nearby new sites. Meeting Location: Flycatcher Ramada in the Group Area. Make sure to mention Buffelgrass to get into the park for free and to get directions, if needed. Buffelgrass pull location: 11570 N Oracle, ORO VALLEY, AZ…

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November 2018

Buffelgrass Removal 50 Year Trail

November 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Catalina State Park, 11570 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85737 United States
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We will hike the 50 Year Trail in Catalina State Park and re-dig areas from last year that have re-sprouted. This hike may involve rocky terrain, but should be suitable for most volunteers. When: Sat. November 3rd, 8am-12noon Where: Meet at the Equestrian Center Parking lot, please park to the left of the corrals Wear: Long pants, sturdy shoes/boots, sun protection (hat, long sleeve shirt, sunscreen) Bring: Refillable water bottle or two, snacks, hiking pole (if desired) We provide: Work…

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October 2018

Day of the Dead Celebration

October 28, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Free

Carr House will be open for Day of the Dead activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 28th. Mike Foster's Day of the Dead videos filmed in Sonora and Sinaloa will be shown, and talks will be given in the auditorium at 12:30 and again at 1:30. Displays including open altars will be available all day long throughout the house and outside, and traditional refreshments will be available starting at about 11:30. Please bring any offerings you…

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CASA’s Adopt a Crag 19

October 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Erosion control and cleanup at Windy Point

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September 2018

National Public Lands Day 2018: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Invasives Pull

September 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Colonia Verde Shopping Center, NE corner of Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon
Tucson, AZ 85715 United States
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Join us for National Public Lands Day as we remove invasive grasses from the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area! We will be meeting at the South end of the Safeway parking lot on the NE corner of Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon Rds. Access to our work area on the National Forest is restricted, so we will need to carpool into the canyon in as few vehicles as possible. TRIP SCHEDULE Plan to meet us at the designated meeting spot (NE…

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Peppersauce Cave Graffiti Removal and Restoration

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018
Peppersauce Cave, Peppersauce Cave, Oracle, AZ 85701
Oracle, AZ 85701 United States
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Peppersauce Cave is a on the north side of Mt. Lemon, north of Tucson. The cave has over 7300 feet of passages and is in the Coronado National Forest. We are in the middle of a yearlong graffiti removal and restoration effort removing tags in the cave, and we are looking for additional volunteers to help. This is one of the largest graffiti removal projects in the entire U.S. Forest system. The Central Arizona Grotto, the Phoenix area caving club…

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August 2018

Peppersauce Cave Graffiti Removal and Restoration

August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Peppersauce Cave, Peppersauce Cave, Oracle, AZ 85701
Oracle, AZ 85701 United States
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Peppersauce Cave is a on the north side of Mt. Lemon, north of Tucson. The cave has over 7300 feet of passages and is in the Coronado National Forest. We are in the middle of a yearlong graffiti removal and restoration effort removing tags in the cave, and we are looking for additional volunteers to help. This is one of the largest graffiti removal projects in the entire U.S. Forest system. The Central Arizona Grotto, the Phoenix area caving club…

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June 2018

Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal

June 28, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - July 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
The Nature Conservancy Guesthouse, Aravaipa Canyon-East
Klondyke, AZ 85643 United States
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THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping TNC and the BLM in Aravaipa Canyon for several years on a variety of projects to increase watershed health along this perennial riparian area. During this trip we are continuing our work to remove the invasive plant vinca (or periwinkle) from the understory of the creek banks. This will require digging and fastidious removal of root material, with tools provided by Sky Island Alliance. We'll be bending, digging, getting dirty, and wet…

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Peppersauce Cave Graffiti Removal and Restoration

June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Peppersauce Cave, Peppersauce Cave, Oracle, AZ 85701
Oracle, AZ 85701 United States
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Peppersauce Cave is a on the north side of Mt. Lemon, north of Tucson. The cave has over 7300 feet of passages and is in the Coronado National Forest. We are in the middle of a yearlong graffiti removal and restoration effort removing tags in the cave, and we are looking for additional volunteers to help. This is one of the largest graffiti removal projects in the entire U.S. Forest system. The Central Arizona Grotto, the Phoenix area caving club…

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April 2018

Chiricahua Mountains – Mormon Ridge/Mormon Canyon – Trail Restoration

April 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - April 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
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This trail maintenance project will focus on the Mormon Canyon and Mormon Ridge trails in the Chiricahua Mountains. As of last summer the trails had intermittent deadfall and tread issues near the drainage bottom. The Ridge trail mostly needs brushing and crosscut work, with some solid stretches that don't need much work between the problem areas. Participants should be in moderate condition and capable of hiking on maintained FS trails carrying tools, equipment, and personal supplies throughout the day. All…

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March 2018

Rock Dam Construction in Tex Canyon – Chiricahua Mountains

March 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Rucker Canyon Ranger Station, E Rucker Canyon Rd
Douglas, AZ 85607
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The Chiricahua Mountains have had multiple large fires in the past few years and subsequent monsoons have ravished the landscape. We have been asked to reconstruct a series of one-rock dams to slow down water runoff. Most of these dams have already been built, so we will be working to rebuild and in some areas add new ones. No Experience is needed for this project. All training and guidance will be provided on site by AWC staff an FS personnel.…

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February 2018

Beat Back Buffelgrass Month: Last Chance!

February 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join us on our last trip for Beat Back Buffelgrass Month with a day trip in Bear Canyon! We have been working to eradicate fountain grass and buffelgrass from this beautiful area for several years now; steadily working our way up the canyon. We have been doing a great job, but the canyon is long, and we have a lot of ground to cover in our fight against these invasive grasses.

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Beat Back Buffelgrass Month: It continues!

February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join us as we continue Beat Back Buffelgrass Month with a day trip in Bear Canyon! We have been working to eradicate fountain grass and buffelgrass from this beautiful area for several years now; steadily working our way up the canyon. We have been doing a great job, but the canyon is long, and we have a lot of ground to cover in our fight against these invasive grasses.

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Beat Back Fountain Grass – Camping Trip

February 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - February 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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Join us as we backpack into Bear Canyon on our quest to REMOVE INVASIVE FOUNTAIN GRASS. BACKGROUND Our work to remove fountain grass and other invasive plants from Bear Canyon first began back in 2014! Over the years we have been working our way up the canyon removing invasives and planting native plants in our wake. Now we are kicking this project up a notch and starting work in some of the higher, more rugged reaches of the canyon. Join…

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January 2018

Beat Back Buffelgrass Month: It Begins!

January 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Join us in Bear Canyon as we kick off not a day, not a week, but a whole month of beating back buffelgrass and fountain grass! We have been working to eradicate fountain grass and buffelgrass from this beautiful area for several years now; steadily working our way up the canyon. We have been doing a great job, but the canyon is long, and we have a lot of ground to cover in our fight against these invasive grasses. We…

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