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March 2019

Weed-Free Trails Program, Saguaro National Park

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Fourth of the month, happening 6 times

Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail
Tucson, AZ 85730 United States
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The Weeds-Free Trail Program at Saguaro National Park was organized in February of 2008. The goal of this program is to monitor the trails, mapping and removing exotic plants and fulfilling the goal of “Early Detection, Rapid Response”. In 2013, twelve volunteers monitored 1,150 miles of trails and removed 11 acres of invasive vegetation, contributing approximately 1,039 hours to the volunteer program. In 2014, nineteen volunteers monitored 2,490 miles of trail, removing 24 acres of invasive vegetation, contributing approximately 2,300…

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Adopt-A-Roadway Clean-Up

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saguaro National Park West, 2700 N Kinney Rd
Tucson, AZ 85743 United States
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Through the Pima County Adopt-A-Roadway Program, Friends of Saguaro National Park has adopted North Sandario Road from West Rudasill Road to Golden Gate Road. This section of road runs through the Tucson Mountain District (TMD) of Saguaro National Park on the west side of Tucson. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the clean-up please contact the Friends of Saguaro National Park  office at fosnp@friendsofsaguaro.org or (520) 733-8610.

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Wednesday Weedwackers

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Fourth of the month, happening 6 times

Tucson Mountain Park, Pima County Tucson Mountain Park 85743 + Google Map
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The Weedwackers are dedicated to removing buffelgrass and other invasives from Tucson Mountain Park. A smaller group also works on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month for about four hours. Originally the Weedwackers were supported by the Desert Museum. Pima County began supplying van transportation, bags, tools and gloves in 2002, and, since 2005, has also been helping with publicity. The Weedwackers could not continue without the support of Pima County personnel, including Doug Siegel and others. The…

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Habitat Work: Masked Bobwhite

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

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

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

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

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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East Tucson Weed Busters

March 30 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Last of the month, happening 6 times

Free

Usually scheduled on the last Saturday of the month starting at 8:00 a.m. Please contact Karla Lehmann for details — East.Tucson.Weed.Busters@gmail.com Always wear sunscreen or a hat, and sturdy shoes. Bring water, gloves and any tool you prefer working with. Directions: Coming from the west: Take Craycroft Rd. heading north; turn right onto E. River Road; turn Left onto N. Tanuri Dr.; stay on Tanuri by keeping left; take the first left onto N. Calle Vista Ciudad; turn right into…

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April 2019

Stewardship Training

April 6 @ 9:00 am - April 7 @ 4:00 pm
Free

The Arizona Wilderness Coalition in collaboration with the Friends of the Verde River is excited to announce a special hands-on experience that will introduce you to the concept of wilderness stewardship. Join us for this two-day event in Prescott National Forest's beautiful Sycamore Canyon Wilderness. You will learn about and discuss: • topics surrounding the history and laws governing Wilderness • the seven leave no trace principles • how to properly identify problems areas and execute maintenance • river monitoring…

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May 2019

Redington Pass Clean Up

May 11 @ 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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