• Bullfrog Infestation Control
    January 25, 2023

    Patti Fenner

    The Tonto National Forest is looking for some volunteers to help control an infestation of non-native bullfrogs at an earthen reservoir near Young, AZ. Bullfrogs are native to the eastern US and are a ...

  • Superstition Mountains from Jacobs Crosscut Trail
    December 19, 2022

    Don Pike

    Superstition Mountains from Jacobs Crosscut Trail

    These photos taken 12/18/2022 illustrate the explosive growth of buffel grass in the Western Superstitions. Large patches are well on their way to becoming a monoculture as the buffel grass displaces the native plants.  This ...

  • Family Campout, Lost Dutchman State Park
    December 19, 2022

    Don Pike

    Family Campout, Lost Dutchman State Park

    Patti and Don participated in the Lost Dutchman SP, Family Campout where families that don’t normally get to campout are guided through the setup by State Park Rangers and participate in various activities.  One of ...

  • Stinknet is back!
    December 17, 2022

    Don Pike

    Stinknet is back!

    It looks like stinknet is going to come back with a vengeance this year.  These photos were taken at the Massacre Grounds TH 12/17/22.  There is a lot of it present.

  • Plant ID – Sacred Datura
    December 11, 2022

    Don Pike

    Plant ID - Sacred Datura

    The ID of this plant was questioned during the Dec. 10 Removal Event.  It is Sacred Datura (Datura wrightii) and is in the same plant family as potatoes and tomatoes.  All parts of the plant ...