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Help remove invasive plants - Massacre Grounds 12/9/23

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ORGANIZATION: Friends of the Tonto National Forest

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Supes Invasives

Join Friends of the Tonto National Forest in removing fountain and buffel grasses at Massacre Grounds Trailhead in the beautiful Superstition Mountains. We'll bring the tools and knowledge of invasive plants - you bring the muscle! Removing invasive plants is extremely important to reduce the impact wildfires have. These grasses add fuel to fires, causing them to burn longer and hotter. Help us protect one of the region's most idyllic areas. Check out our video to see a time lapse of volunteers in action!

More information online: www.friendsofthetonto.org/projects/threats-to-the-sonoran-desert/

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About Friends of the Tonto National Forest

Location:

4022 E Greenway Rd, Ste 11 # 348, Phoenix, AZ 85032, US

Mission Statement

Friends of the Tonto National Forest is a group of volunteers who assist the Forest Service in its critical mission of natural and cultural resource and visitor use management. We promote public understanding of the Tonto National Forest’s policies, programs and projects.

Description

Friends of the Tonto National Forest was founded by a former Forest Service employee in order to help the Forest Service achieve the many projects that are being done. The Tonto is over 2.9 million acres, so managing it takes a lot of people! Friends of the Tonto organizes the following projects: Riparian Photopoint, Invasive Plant Removal, Milkweed for Monarchs, Cave Creek Trail System Maintenance, Water Source Inventory, Adopt-a-Site, and Archaeology.

CAUSE AREAS

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WHEN

Sat Dec 09, 2023
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

Massacre Grounds TrailheadApache Junction, AZ 85119

(33.404,-111.522)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 hours
  • Volunteers must read our safety analysis and sign a liability waiver which can all be done online. If under 18 years of age, volunteers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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