Tonto National Forest-Volunteers
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Friends of the Tonto are looking for Volunteers
We are working with the Forest Service to identify their needs, and evaluating activities/projects that match our volunteer interest and capabilities. If you have an interest in volunteering as an individual, or with a group let us know, and watch here and the Events Calendar for new event schedules.
NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Cave Creek Ranger District
Seven Springs Project
Cave Creek Campground improvements
Boulders, Brushing, and Fire Rings
Nov 5, 2016: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Join Forest Service personnel and other volunteers improving this popular recreation area in a beautiful setting.
Buffelgrass Removal Project
Friends of the Tonto
Lost Dutchman State Park
Wells Fargo, Apache Junction
Teaming to remove a patch of invasive grasses that threatens the Superstition Wilderness and the State Park
November 12, 2016
Water Development Inventory Project on the Cave Creek Ranger District
Do you like to hike or ride on the Tonto National Forest?
Would you be interested in having a mission on your hikes/rides?
Click here for details
JOIN DISTRICT RANGER
You’re invited to join Gary Hanna, (District Ranger, Mesa Ranger District) for a backpacking adventure in the Superstition Wilderness, “Dutchman Tour #6”.
This trip is geared towards lower mileage (only 9.8 total miles in two days) and BIG adventure. Lots of time to explore, and throw the Frisbee.
When: Saturday, October 29th thru Sunday, October 30th
Where: Angel Basin Loop, including the Rogers Canyon Cliff Dwelling (see attached map with photos).
Please let Gary know if you plan on participating.
Group size limited to fifteen.
EVENTS FROM FRIENDS OF
FRIENDS OF THE TONTO NF
Saturday, November 5, 2016
4-Peaks Cleanup – 7th annual
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Directions: Travel north on State Highway 87 to the Four Peaks turnoff between mile markers 203 and 204 on Forest Road 143. The staging area is located approximately ½ mile from State Highway 87.
More information at
Oleander Eradication Project
Join the Arizona Wilderness Stewards
and Friends of the Tonto and other Volunteers
at Arnett Creek near town of Superior
Two weekend camping opportunities
Nov 19 - 20 and Dec 3 - 4
On Going Volunteer Opportunities
“Friends of the Tonto National Forest is a group of volunteers who assist the Forest in its critical mission of natural and cultural resource management. We promote public understanding of the Tonto National Forest’s policies, programs and projects through community outreach, projects and outings.”
Friends of the Tonto National Forest 4022 E. Greenway Road Suite 11 Box 348 Phoenix, AZ 85032