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Join us for National Public Lands Day as we remove invasive grasses from the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area! We will be meeting at the South end of the Safeway parking lot on the NE corner of Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon Rds. Access to our work area on the National Forest is restricted, so we will need to carpool into the canyon in as few vehicles as possible. TRIP SCHEDULE Plan to meet us at the designated meeting spot (NE…Find out more »
THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping The Nature Conservancy in Aravaipa Canyon for several years on a variety of projects to increase watershed health along this perennial riparian area. Recently we’ve been working to ramp up our efforts to address the threat of invasive periwinkle (Vinca major) throughout the canyon. During this trip we are continuing our work to eradicate periwinkle from the riparian understory of the creek banks and also removing vinca from some longer-term study plots…Find out more »