- Plant ID – Sacred Datura
December 11, 2022
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 ...
- Superstition Mountains Removal Event 12/10/2022
December 10, 2022
During the event of 12/10/22 volunteers covered a large area of the Superstitions between Massacre Grounds and Treasure Loop trails. Removals had been performed previously in this area and although there were still fountain and ...
- Traveling Volunteers Dec. 3, 2022
December 3, 2022
A group of high school students and chaperones, volunteers from Exeter, NH, joined the Desert Defenders for a special removal event in the Superstition Mountains. Leaving from the Massacre Grounds TH, the group hiked up ...
- Removal Event in Superstition Mtns. Nov. 26
November 26, 2022
Eleven energetic volunteers removing fountain and buffel grasses in the area of the Siphon Draw trail. Some were new patches of buffelgrass and some were regrowth of fountain grass in a couple of washes.
- Planting Day at Sears-Kay
November 23, 2022
We had a great turnout for the November 19th Milkweed Planting Event on the Cave Creek Ranger District. Twenty-five volunteers from Friends of the Tonto and Sierra Club met at Sears-Kay Ruin to plant 53 ...