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Friends of the Tonto and Payson volunteers working to remove Bull Thistle in August 2016

Friends of the Tonto working along with ASU students and faculty remove Sweet Resinbush in the Tonto National Forest near Miami.  The Bull Thistle was originally planted by the CCC as erosion control in the mid 1930's.  It has since spread significantly and poses a threat to the native vegetation.

Start of project

Site after the 1st day of removing the approx. 10,000 sq. ft. dense population of thistles.

The 'crew' after 2 days effort and the site cleared of  Bull Thistle.

Photos from November 2016 Buffelgrass removal project near the Siphon Draw trail in the Tonto NF

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