• Shoofly Village Open House
    November 1, 2022

    Patti Fenner

    Shoofly Village Open House

    On October 29, Friends of the Tonto hosted our first ever Open House at Shoofly Village Ruin, a recreation site we have adopted on the Payson Ranger District. 71 visitors came out for the event, some ...

  • Removal Event of 10-22
    October 24, 2022

    Don Pike

    Removal Event of 10-22

    The Desert Defenders were at it again Saturday removing fountain grass and some small patches of buffel grass in the Massacre Wash area.  Great to see the regulars and some new faces partake in this ...

  • Meeting with Dept. of Forestry and Fire Management
    October 19, 2022

    Don Pike

    Meeting with Dept. of Forestry and Fire Management

    Patti Fenner, Susan Sridharan and Don Pike of Friends of the Tonto met on 10/18/2022 with the grants administration staff from the Department of Forestry and Fire Management to review details for the recently awarded ...

  • Volunteer Spotlight
    September 1, 2022

    Don Pike

    Volunteer Spotlight

    Michael and Ellie, a father/daughter team, have been volunteering with Friends of the Tonto since 2016. “We were looking for something to fulfill a school service project commitment which involved outdoor activity that we could ...