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Apr 24 - Apr 26
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Watershed Restoration - Aravaipa Canyon Riparian Restoration - Tucson, Willcox, Safford, Phoenix
Take advantage of this great opportunity to improve wildlife habitat at one of southern Arizona's true jewels, Aravaipa Canyon. We've been invited to stay inside the Nature Conservancy Guesthouse for the weekend, meaning that we'll not exactly be roughing it: beds, kitchen and the chance to take a real, proper shower on a restoration weekend don't come along very often!

See full details and register online at the link below!  VIEW DETAILS
Offered by: Sky Island Alliance

May 2 - May 3
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Highline Trail Rehabilitation - Maintenance and Mitigation West of Fish Hatchery T - East of Payson
Three years ago we rehabilitated the first 3/4 miles of trail west of Fish Hatchery TH. Join us for a return to this trail for maintenance and alignment adjustments - euphemism for "we didn't get it quite right on the first pass." . CHANGE: Old fence removal out. Finishing work on new trail just east of See Canyon on Sunday. Short walk to work. Sunday only volunteers should drive directly to See Canyon Trail. EVMgr will confirm the time.  VIEW DETAILS
Offered by: Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona

May 2
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Tucson Area Buffelgrass Removal Event - Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Buffelgrass - Tucson
Remove buffelgrass from neighborhood. Meet at 8am, Desert Shadows Park, 5041 S Greenway Dr (near Campbell & Irvington). Bring: Water bottle, work gloves, and a digging tool. We'll provide snacks & water refills. Wear: Long pants, long-sleeved shirt, closed-toe shoes, hat, sunscreen. Leader: Erin Willett - outreach@buffelgrass.org 520-837-6836
Contact: Erin Willett   outreach@buffelgrass.org   (520)837-8368
Read More: http://www.buffelgrass.org/sabcc-events/wildfire-community-preparedness-buffelgrass-removal
Offered by: Tucson Clean and Beautiful, Inc.

May 3
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Watershed Restoration - Wildlife Corridor Restoration at Sutherland Wash - Tucson/Catalina
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After many months of planning with the US Fish and Wildlife Service as well as the Genius Loci Foundation - owners of this riparian preserve - we have all the necessary permits and signatures in place to begin our work! Come out and help kickstart our arroyo stabilization here in a shaded wildlife corridor, Sutherland Wash, just north of Catalina State Park.  VIEW DETAILS
Offered by: Sky Island Alliance

May 22 - May 25
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Watershed Restoration - Aravaipa Canyon Riparian Restoration - Tucson, Willcox, Safford, Phoenix
Take advantage of this great opportunity over Memorial Day weekend to improve wildlife habitat at one of southern Arizona's true jewels, Aravaipa Canyon. We've been invited to stay inside the Nature Conservancy Guesthouse for the weekend, meaning that we'll not exactly be roughing it: beds, kitchen and the chance to take a real, proper shower on a restoration weekend don't come along very often!

See full details and register online at the link below!  VIEW DETAILS
Offered by: Sky Island Alliance

Jun 12 - Jun 14
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Riparian Area Monitoring - Santa Catalinas Springs Ecological Assessments - Tucson
In conjunction with land managers and planners in southern Arizona, we are finishing up a handful of springs located in the high country of the Catalinas. This is a rare opportunity to join us for field work in a highly-accessible hometown Tucson Sky Island. Join fellow volunteers and staff to study the ecology of the area through the lens of water, vital to all life.  VIEW DETAILS
Offered by: Sky Island Alliance

Jun 15 - Jun 17
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Watershed Restoration - Pond and Wetland Restoration at Brown Canyon Ranch - Close to Sierra Vista
Sky Island Alliance is working with the US Forest Service to enhance wildlife habitat at the historic Brown Canyon Ranch. The main focus will be the removal of the old "House Pond" liner; an unknown party released a non-native frog into this pond last year, initiating an involved pond-draining project. This project will be directed by renowned wetland expert Tom Biebighauser and will restore the pond to excellent habitat for the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog and other species.  VIEW DETAILS
Offered by: Sky Island Alliance

Jun 26 - Jun 28
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Riparian Area Monitoring - Santa Ritas Springs Ecological Assessment - Tucson
We are headed to the northern end of the Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson for this springs assessment weekend! The Santa Cruz River valley straddles the U.S./Mexico border spatially (and biologically) and is home to some amazing organisms; in fact, a male jaguar has been roaming these peaks for several years now. Join fellow volunteers and staff to study the ecology of the area through the lens of water in the desert, vital to all life.  VIEW DETAILS
Offered by: Sky Island Alliance


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