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Volunteer work day - Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

On October 20, help with tamarisk removal in Devil's Canyon in the Santa Rosa Wilderness. (text continues below)

Volunteers at a previous work day:
Volunteers at an earlier work party in the Santa Rosa San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

Here are the details:

Description: Assist Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument with eradicating an invasive plant. Meet at the Mobil Station at 111 and Jefferson, Indio, 8 a.m. then caravan to Boo Hoff trailhead, hike up Devil's Canyon approximately 2 miles to work site.  Standard cutting of tamarisk with loppers and hand saws, application of herbicide.  Easy to moderate hiking.  Will see Native American rock art and native fan palms along the way. Wear good walking shoes, sun protection and bring a lunch, and plenty of water. Camera and binoculars recommended.  Call Justin Seastrand, Wilderness Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management at (760) 251-4855 for more information and to RSVP.

Date, Time:  Saturday, October 20, 2007  8:30 am - 3 pm

Location:  Meet at Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, 51-500 Hwy 74, Palm Desert

Crew Leader: Justin Seastrand, Wilderness Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management

Sponsor:    Friends of the Desert Mountains and Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, and Sierra Club

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Last updated: 10-05-2007