Celebrate America’s National Public Lands the Saturday – Sept 29th – 7 amby Hot Off The Press (Release) on Sep. 27, 2012, under Press Releases
Join us this Saturday, Sept 29th to celebrate public lands! This Saturday is National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. More information about National Public Lands Day is at www.publiclands.org.
Ironwood Forest National Monument and Saguaro National Park
7:00 am to 11:00 am
Where – Meet at the Red Hills Visitor Center of Saguaro National Park (West)
What – Buffelgrass removal along Manville Road. Removal of buffelgrass, an invasive non-native plant that threatens the entire Sonoran Desert, will benefit both Ironwood Forest National Monument and Saguaro National Park.
No experience is necessary. Everyone can help pull, dig, and bag up buffelgrass. This project is recommended for volunteers 16 years and older.
Please sign up in advance at email@example.com or call 520-628-2092. More details are available at www.ironwoodforest.org.
Volunteers are still needed and people are encouraged to sign up in advance, although not required.
Supported by – Saguaro National Park, Bureau of Land Management, Tucson Clean and Beautiful, Friends of Saguaro National Park, Friends of Ironwood Forest, Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center, National Parks Conservation Association, Tucson Water, Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, Tucson Audubon Society, Arizona Native Plant Society, Sonoran Desert Weedwackers, Town of Marana, Pima County Natural Resources, Parks, and Recreation.