Friends of the Tonto National Forest is a 501(c)3 Non-profit Organization

“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 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

 President's Challenge!!

$1,000 in generous donations successfully tripled thanks to our President, Don Pike and the GE Foundation.

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Monthly Meetings

Friends of the Tonto National Forest holds monthly board meetings that are open to all members.  Please refer to the events calendar for details.

Invasive Grasses in and near the Tonto National Forest

To participate in eradication efforts and to see an interactive map of invasive plants that are threatening the desert's native plants including the iconic saguaro click on the link below.

Friends of the Tonto NF have signed an

agreement to adopt the Sears-Kay

Archaeological and Recreation Site on the Cave Creek Ranger District.

More details coming soon.

You can register here to receive updates.

Photos from March 11, 2017 Sears-Kay Ruin Open House with Scott Wood retired Archaeologist leading tours of the site.

Tonto National Forest Heritage Program

Tonto NF is currently seeking volunteers to help electronically catalog archaeological artifacts and photos collected over the past 75 years.


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Friends of the Tonto National Forest  4022 E. Greenway Road  Suite 11 Box 348  Phoenix, AZ  85032