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Pima Canyon Trailhead

May 2018

Pima Canyon Buffelgrass Pull

May 24, 2018 @ 6:30 am - 10:00 am
Free

Pima Canyon Leader Name: Julia Rowe Email:¬†jrowe@desertmuseum.org Phone: 520 883 3014 Date: May 24, 2018 Time: 6:30 - 10 am Organization: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Description: We will hike about 1/2 mile on the Pima Canyon Trail before cutting up hill into the desert. We will continue about 1/3 to 1/2 mile off trail. The terrain is rocky, uneven, and full of cholla. Meeting Location: Meet at the Pima Canyon Parking Area Buffelgrass pull location: 1610 E Magee Rd, Tucson, AZ…

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April 2018

Buffelgrass Pull – Pima Canyon

April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

We are going to hike about 1/2 mile on Pima Trail and then we will cut up-slope off trail into the desert for about another 1/2 mile. We will use digging bars and rock hammers to pull buffelgrass from the Sonoran Desert. If you are interested, please contact Julia Rowe, Invasive Species Research Specialist, at jrowe@desertmuseum.org You need to wear appropriate clothing (long pants, sturdy shoes, long sleeves, hat) bring plenty of water. I will provide tools - so please…

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Buffelgrass Pull – Pima Canyon

April 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

We are going to hike about 1/2 mile on Pima Trail and then we will cut up-slope off trail into the desert for about another 1/2 mile. We will use digging bars and rock hammers to pull buffelgrass from the Sonoran Desert. If you are interested, please contact Julia Rowe, Invasive Species Research Specialist, at jrowe@desertmuseum.org You need to wear appropriate clothing (long pants, sturdy shoes, long sleeves, hat) bring plenty of water. I will provide tools - so please…

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March 2018

Save our Saguaros

March 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Have you hiked Pima Canyon lately? This beautiful area is a loved hiking spot and important viewscape in the Catalina Mountains. Sadly, buffelgrass is covering much of the area. This invasive grass threatens our treasured saguaros, desert tortoises, and other desert flora and fauna. If the grass continues to thrive, it creates fire risks for the plants and animals as well as the surrounding homes. ? Help us beat buffelgrass! Enjoy a beautiful day in the Catalina Mountains while helping…

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