Volunteers Needed for White Tank Mountains Cleanup

Stewardship event is April 16

Tread Lightly! Stewardship Projects
Tread Lightly! Stewardship Projects
Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona Game and Fish Department

Phoenix, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- “Tread Lightly!,” which promotes responsible recreation through stewardship, communication and education, has scheduled a cleanup April 16 in the White Tank Mountains west of Phoenix.

Partner organizations include the Arizona Game and Fish Department, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Arizona Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition.

Volunteers – including recreational shooters, off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts, hikers and others who champion responsible recreation – are needed for this six-hour event, which begins at 8 a.m. Volunteers are encouraged to bring water, work gloves, hat, sunscreen, trash pinchers and buckets. Long pants and sturdy shoes are recommended.

The project site is located off Interstate 10 and Miller Road. From Phoenix, head west on Interstate 10, take Exit 114 to Miller Road, turn right (north) on Miller Road, then left (west) on Tonopah Salome Highway. Keep left at the fork past the trail service yard and follow posted signs to the project site. Volunteers also will be on-site to provide more information and directions. To view a map, visit http://tinyurl.com/jpd65ds.

Sign up at https://treadlightly.wufoo.com/forms/zk331w1owwg1s/. For more information, email Evan Robins at [email protected]

About the Arizona Game and Fish Department:

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is the state agency charged with conserving the entire range of wildlife within our borders, from big game such as elk and deer to smaller mammals, reptiles and fish. The Department is one of the nation’s leading proponents of the “North American Model of Wildlife Conservation,” which relies on sound science, public participation, active habitat management, strict regulation and active law enforcement to sustain wildlife populations.

For more information, visit: www.azgfdportal.az.gov.

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