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August 2018

SIA Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal

August 9, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - August 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Free

Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal August 9th, 2018 @ 2:30pm - August 12th, 2018 @ 6:00pm   THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping TNC and the BLM in Aravaipa Canyon for several years on a variety of projects to increase watershed health along this perennial riparian area. During this trip we are continuing our work to remove the invasive plant vinca (or periwinkle) from the understory of the creek banks. This will require digging and fastidious removal of root…

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SIA Walnut Collection Trip

August 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Free

Walnut Collection Trip August 15th, 2018 @ 8:30am - 4:30pm BACKGROUND Sky Island Alliance is partnering with the National Forest Service and Borderlands Restoration to create a diverse plant palette for restoration work in Bear Canyon! Walnuts are especially important because they provide food for the Santa Catalina gray squirrel, a sub-species of the Arizona gray squirrel that seems to be less common than it used to be due to habitat changes and competition with the introduced Abert’s squirrel. The…

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September 2018

SIA Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal

September 13, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - September 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Free

SIA Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal September 13th, 2018 @ 2:30pm - September 16th, 2018 @ 6:00pm THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping TNC and the BLM in Aravaipa Canyon for several years on a variety of projects to increase watershed health along this perennial riparian area. During this trip we are continuing our work to remove the invasive plant vinca (or periwinkle) from the understory of the creek banks. This will require digging and fastidious removal of root…

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AZGFD Black-footed Ferret Spotlighting

September 20, 2018 - September 24, 2018
Seligman, AZ Seligman, AZ United States + Google Map
Free

AZGFD Black-footed Ferret Spotlighting September 20-24th   The Black-footed Ferret Project will again be hosting their fall spotlighting events in Aubrey Valley and on the Double O Ranch, and the project is going to host a 5-night event in September, and a 5-night event in October. The dates will be September 20th – 24th and October 18th – 22nd. For the September event, spotlighting will begin on Thursday night September 20th and conclude on Tuesday morning September 25th. For the…

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8th Annual Jackrabbit Survey

September 28, 2018 - September 29, 2018
Free

8th Annual Jackrabbit Survey Saturday, September 29th, 2018 Survey blacktail and antelope jackrabbits while strolling through beautiful semi desert grasslands. No experience necessary. Must be able to walk 1.5 miles in uneven desert terrain. Optional: Friday PM - Camp south of Mile Post 33 east of Hwy 286. Saturday 8:30AM - Meet at Arivaca Road/Hwy 286 for 1st survey on BANWR. After 1st survey, caravan to 2nd survey on King's Anvil Ranch. Surveys will be done by 1:30PM on Saturday.…

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AZGFD Fish Habitat Construction

September 28, 2018 @ 7:00 am - September 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Free

Fish Habitat Construction Friday, September 28th 7a.m. to 5p.m., and Saturday, September 29th 7a.m. to 3p.m. The Arizona Game and Fish Department will be constructing fish habitat at Roosevelt Lake, located in the Tonto National Forest, on Friday, Sept. 28, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Volunteers are welcome to come help build these structures. Meet up at the Windy Hill amphitheater parking lot, where about 200 Georgia cubes (pictured) will be built. Please…

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October 2018

AZGFD Black-footed Ferret Spotlighting

October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Seligman, AZ Seligman, AZ United States + Google Map
Free

AZGFD Black-footed Ferret Spotlighting October 18th - 23rd   The Black-footed Ferret Project will again be hosting their fall spotlighting events in Aubrey Valley and on the Double O Ranch, and the project is going to host a 5-night event in September, and a 5-night event in October. The dates will be September 20th – 24th and October 18th – 22nd. For the September event, spotlighting will begin on Thursday night September 20th and conclude on Tuesday morning September 25th.…

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December 2018

Northern Arizona Pronghorn capture

December 17, 2018

SAVE THE DATE Pronghorn capture volunteers needed on December 17 and potentially the 18th in northern Arizona. More details to come.

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March 2019

Critter Cam Field Day Opportunity

March 5 - March 7
Catalina State Park, 11570 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85737 United States
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Join us March 5th and/or 7th for Critter Cam Field Day at Catalina State Park, an outreach education volunteer opportunity with 4th graders.

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April 2019

Arizona Native Plant Society Bioblitz at Papago Park Reserve

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Free

This free event will take place at Papago Park Preserve in Tempe on Sunday, April 28th. Participants will be placed into different groups based on area of expertise or interest to help us document as many wildlife species as possible throughout the Preserve. Our formal start time is 8:00am, but some groups (such as birding groups) may choose to start earlier. We expect all groups to finish by 11:00am. Each adult participant must register for the BioBlitz by completing this…

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