Friday, September 12, 2008
Tonto Forest needs volunteers to help clean up Salt River
The Tonto National Forest is seeking volunteers for the 19th annual Salt River Cleanup from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the Pebble Beach Recreation Site at the Lower Salt River Recreation Area.
Lunches and beverages will be provided free to volunteers, along with trash bags and parking.
Participants are urged to wear close-toed, rubber-soled shoes that can be worn in and around water, as well as sunscreen and gloves. Volunteers with kayaks or rafts are also needed.
For more information, contact Sheryl Yerkovich at the Mesa Ranger District at 480-610-3332 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register online at the Tonto National Forest Web site: www.fs.fed.us/r3/tonto.
The painting is by Laura Tasheiko