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January 2020

Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: January 17-20

January 17 @ 2:30 pm - January 20 @ 5:00 pm
The Nature Conservancy Aravaipa Preserve, 39000 Aravaipa Canyon Rd
Willcox, AZ 85643 United States
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Come join us January 17th to the 20th in Aravaipa Canyon Preserve! Help us pull invasive periwinkle Saturday and Sunday, and then take Martin Luther King day off with us to enjoy this beautiful canyon. 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 on addressing the threat of invasive periwinkle (Vinca major) throughout…

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February 2020

Buffelgrass Removal Catalina State Park

February 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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We may see wildflowers as we hike a mile and a half up the 50 Year Trail to a large buffelgrass patch surrounding a magnificent stand of saguaros. Make room for more wildflowers and save our saguaros from invasive and flammable buffelgrass with a great group of folks that enjoy the outdoors and our Sonoran Desert landscape. We supply the gloves and digging tools. You get into the park for free. Where: Equestrian Center parking lot (park on left side by horse corrals, meet at picnic tables) What: Dig Buffelgrass near the 50 Year Trail. Hike time will be approx. 30 minutes uphill. Wear: Sturdy shoes, long pants, hats Bring: 2 liters of water, a snack, sunscreen Extra: Win a baby saguaro in our raffle!
Catalina State Park, 11570 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85737 United States
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February is "Save Our Saguaros" month in the Tucson area. We are saving saguaros from invasive, flammable buffelgrass. Join the Buffel Slayers on Saturday, February 1st and get this month jump-started! Spend a morning, save a saguaro! Work with a fun and lively group along the 50 Year Trail and do your part! We supply the gloves and digging tools. You get into the park for free. Where: Equestrian Center parking lot (park on left side by horse corrals, meet…

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Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: February 28- March 1

February 28 @ 2:30 pm - March 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Nature Conservancy Aravaipa Preserve, 39000 Aravaipa Canyon Rd
Willcox, AZ 85643 United States
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Come join us February 28th to March 1st in Aravaipa Canyon Preserve! Help us pull invasive periwinkle Saturday and Sunday. 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 on addressing the threat of invasive periwinkle (Vinca major) throughout the canyon. During this trip we will continue our work to eradicate periwinkle from the…

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April 2020

Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: April 24-26th

April 24 @ 2:30 pm - April 26 @ 5:00 pm
The Nature Conservancy Aravaipa Preserve, 39000 Aravaipa Canyon Rd
Willcox, AZ 85643 United States
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Come join us April 24th to 26th in Aravaipa Canyon Preserve! 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 on addressing the threat of invasive periwinkle (Vinca major) throughout the canyon. During this trip we will continue our work to eradicate periwinkle from the riparian understory of the creek banks. Additionally, we will…

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