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January 2019

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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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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February 2019

Save Our Saguaros: Catalina State Park Buffel Slayers

February 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
11570 N Oracle, ORO VALLEY, AZ 85737, 11570 N Oracle
ORO VALLEY, AZ 85737 United States
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Free

Date: February 2, 2019 Time: 8 am- 12noon Organization: Catalina State Park Buffel Slayers Description: We will work to dig buffelgrass in patches along the 50 Year Trail with beautiful views of saguaros and Pusch Ridge. Mention Buffelgrass and get into the park for free! Meeting Location: Meet at the Equestrian Center and Trailhead for the 50 Year Trail Buffelgrass pull location: 11570 N Oracle, ORO VALLEY, AZ 85737 Volunteers: 11 registered out of a total capacity of 35 Tools…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Tortolita Mountains Weedwackers

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Date: February 9, 2019 Time: 8:00-12:00 Organization: Description: We will be digging up Buffelgrass and Fountain grass in the wash near the trailhead of the Wild Burro trail. The probable walking distance is about 1 mile Meeting Location: Wild Burro trailhead at the Ritz Carlton hotel. There is lots of parking at the site. Also, there are bathrooms at site. There is a gatehouse as you enter into the Ritz-Carlton, and just tell them you are participating in the Save…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Cooper Center

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cooper Center, 5403 W. Trails End Rd
Tucson, AZ 85745 United States
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Free

Date: February 9, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Organization: Cooper Center Advisory Board Description: Low hills in the beautiful Tucson Mountains at Cooper Center for Environmental Learning. Scattered buffelgrass, easy to moderate hiking. Meeting Location: Cooper Center - 5403 W. Trails End Rd. Buffelgrass pull location: 5403 W. Trails End Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745 Volunteers: 1 registered out of a total capacity of 40 Tools Provided: work gloves, some digging bars, picks Bring: water bottles, work gloves, picks,…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

February 10 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743 United States
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Free

Date: February 10, 2019 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p..m. Organization: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Description: We will hike cross-country and up a canyon about a mile to arrive at our site. We will be working in the sun, often on rocky slopes. Meeting Location: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. We will meet in the breezeway of the Education Annex Building. It takes about half an hour to drive from downtown to the museum. Buffelgrass pull location: 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ…

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SAVE OUR SAGUAROS – Cooper Center Tucson Mountain Park

February 10 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Cooper Center, 5403 W. Trails End Rd
Tucson, AZ 85745 United States
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Free

Date: February 10, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Organization: Cooper Center Advisory Board Description: Low hills in the beautiful Tucson Mountains at Cooper Center for Environmental Learning. Scattered buffelgrass, easy to moderate hiking. Meeting Location: Cooper Center - 5403 W. Trails End Rd. Buffelgrass pull location: 5403 W. Trails End Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745 Volunteers: 0 registered out of a total capacity of 40 Tools Provided: work gloves, some digging bars, picks Bring: water bottles, work gloves, picks,…

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