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Saguaro National Park (Rincon Mountain District) Weedwackers

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, happening 3 times

Free

The SNP-East Weedwackers were organized in October 2007. They have removed approximately 55 acres of buffelgrass from Saguaro National Park, contributing over 4500 hours of volunteer labor. On average, they have a turnout of approximately 12 volunteers each month, including several regulars. No experience needed. Tools and gloves are provided.

Average Number of Volunteers per Event:
8 active volunteers, with the event capped at 30 volunteers.

Meeting Time:
every second Saturday of the month (except June, July & August).
September-October 0700-1100
November-March 0800-1200
April-May 0700-1100

Location of pulls:
Our efforts are focused off trail along Cactus Forest Loop road. Additional events sponsored by local organizations are scheduled throughout the season in both the east and west districts of Saguaro National Park.

Contact:
sagu_invasive@NPS.gov
michael_turner@nps.gov

Details

Date:
December 8
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.desertmuseum.org/buffelgrass/pullindex.php

Venue

Saguaro National Park East
3693 S. Old Spanish Trail
Tucson, AZ 85730 United States
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