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January 2019

Coronado Foothills Weedwackers

January 19 @ 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 3 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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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – : Sonoran Desert Weedwackers

January 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tucson Mountain Park, Pima County Tucson Mountain Park 85743 + Google Map
Free

Date: January 19, 2019 Time: 8AM-Noon Organization: Sonoran Desert Weedwackers Description: We will continue clearing buffelgrass from the slopes on either side of Rock Wren Trail. Meeting Location: Richard Genser Trailhead near the Marriott Starr Pass Resort Buffelgrass pull location: Clearwell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713 Volunteers: 11 registered out of a total capacity of 20 Tools Provided: Yes Bring: water, snacks, Wear: sturdy shoes, long-sleeved shirt, hat/cap, long pants Leader Name: Marilyn Hanson Email: mfhanson@comcast.net Phone: 5202565451 (Okay to text this…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – K20 Changemaker Campus

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Changemaker High School, 1300 S. Belvedere Ave
Tucson, AZ United States
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Free

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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Wednesday Weedwackers

January 23 @ 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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East Tucson Weed Busters

January 26 @ 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

January 26 @ 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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Free

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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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Desert Discovery Center/Pima County NRPR

January 26 @ 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 – Panther Peak (sustainbly-built, off-the-grid home tour in afternoon)

January 26 @ 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 – Tucson Mountain Park

January 26 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tucson Mountain Park, Pima County Tucson Mountain Park 85743 + Google Map
Free

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 Event: Trails End Neighborhood

January 26 @ 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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