- Plant ID – Cane Beardgrass
November 14, 2022
Here is another native plant that can be mistaken for buffelgrass if it’s not flowering or you don’t pay attention to the seed head – Cane Beardgrass or Cane Bluestem (Bothriochloa barbinodis). These photos were ...
- Outreach: Invasive Plants Awareness
November 11, 2022
Our ‘Wanted’ tri-fold brochure has reached over 500 visitors to the Superstition Mountains in the last 6 weeks. Dispensers were installed at 5 trailheads the beginning of October and more than 500 brochures have been ...
- Outdoor Safety Class Recap
November 9, 2022
On November 5th, FOTNF hosted a class focused on Outdoor Safety led by Tyler Lovelady with the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue (CAMRA). Tyler gave us an overview of how Search & Rescue teams operate and ...
- Plant ID – Feather Fingergrass
November 6, 2022
Here is an interesting native plant that can be mistaken for buffelgrass, especially when not flowering. Feather fingergrass (Chloris virgata) is apparently native to this area but has the potential to be a nuisance weed ...
- Shoofly Village Open House
November 1, 2022
On October 29, Friends of the Tonto hosted our first ever Open House at Shoofly Village Ruin, arecreation site we have adopted on the Payson Ranger District. 71 visitors came out for the event, some from ...