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November 2018

East Tucson Weed Busters

November 24 @ 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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Weed-Free Trails Program, Saguaro National Park

November 24 @ 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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BRN Native Plant Nursery

November 27 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, happening 50 times

Free

Providing a large selection of native trees, shrubs, grasses, and flowers for every project. Container Plants, Contract Growing, Design & Consulting, Planting & Monitoring 42 San Antonio Road - Patagonia, AZ Open T-Th 9 am-12 pm, or by appointment Contact: Francesca Claverie, Nursery Manager ​horticulture@borderlandsrestoration.org

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Wednesday Weedwackers

November 28 @ 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
Free

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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Backpacking in the Galiuros

November 29 @ 1:30 pm - December 2 @ 6:30 pm
Free

IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE A BACKPACK WITH SKY ISLAND ALLIANCE PREVIOUSLY, PLEASE CHECK WITH SAMI (CONTACT INFO BELOW) BEFORE REGISTERING!!! As part of Sky Island Alliance's work to collect water rights validations for the Forest, we are doing a long weekend backpack to reach several old dams. This will be a rugged backpack. Trails in this wilderness are not often maintained. Portions may be washed away by high flows in the canyons or overgrown with cat claw, and we…

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December 2018

Coronado Foothills Weedwackers

December 1 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day First of the month, happening 6 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day Third of the month, happening 6 times

Free

The Coronado Foothills Weedwackers work on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month. We generally work Skyline Rd., north of Skyline Rd between Campbell and Swan, and the Finger Rock wash. In the summer we start at 6:30 a.m. working for 1 1/2 hours, and in the winter at 7:00 a.m. for 2 hours. Please contact Marge at mhumph67@aol.com for exact time and location. If you have a digging bar and/or pick, bring them. Always wear sunscreen and bring…

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BRN Native Plant Nursery

December 4 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, happening 50 times

Free

Providing a large selection of native trees, shrubs, grasses, and flowers for every project. Container Plants, Contract Growing, Design & Consulting, Planting & Monitoring 42 San Antonio Road - Patagonia, AZ Open T-Th 9 am-12 pm, or by appointment Contact: Francesca Claverie, Nursery Manager ​horticulture@borderlandsrestoration.org

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Kennedy Peak Car Camping

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - December 9 @ 5:00 pm
Free

As part of Sky Island Alliance's work to collect water rights validations for the Forest, we are doing a weekend dayhike to reach an old dam. Trails in this wilderness are not often maintained. Portions may be washed away by post-fire erosion or overgrown with cat claw. We may have to deal with some steep terrain. Trip Leader: Bryon Trip Itinerary: Day 1 - Drive out to Deer Creek near Klondyke, AZ. Car camp. Day 2 - Dayhike to Corral…

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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 6 times

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

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Chiricahua Leopard Frog habitat maintenance – Camp Rucker – Coronado NF

December 9 @ 9:00 am - December 10 @ 2:00 pm
Free

Click here for trip details!! (http://azwild.org/action/WildStew/2017/2017-07CampRuckerWetland.pdf) AZ Wilderness Coalition will be performing habitat enhancement efforts to contribute towards the restoration of these sites for the federal listed threatened Chiricahua leopard frog. Work will consist of the following: Removing invasive plant species to allow open surface waters for CLF to forage. (i.e., cattails, charra, horehound, etc.) Filling in gaps around exposed soil liner to prevent erosion. Repairing wildlife enclosure and fence Installing wildlife ramps in cattle troughs Remove non-native fish species…

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