Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center & Cherry Avenue Neighborhood Association


Contact: Erin Willett 520-837-6836 or outreach@buffelgrass.org 
TUCSON, AZ – In honor of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day the Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center, Tucson Clean & Beautiful, and Cherry Avenue Neighborhood Association are hosting a buffelgrass removal project. 
Join us on Saturday, May 2nd to remove invasive buffelgrass, a serious fire hazard. Our work will also include neighborhood outreach, sharing information about the buffelgrass threat with area residents. There are various “job” options, volunteers of all skill levels are welcome. 
WHEN: Saturday, May 2nd, 8am-12pm 
WHERE: Desert Shadows Park, 5041 S Greenway Dr (near Campbell Ave and Irvington Rd). 
WHAT TO BRING: Water bottle, work gloves, and a tool - shovel or digging bar (if able). We provide snacks and ice water refills. 
WHAT TO WEAR: Long pants, long-sleeved shirt, closed-toe shoes, hat, sunscreen. 
RSVP: (520) 837-6836 or outreach@buffelgrass.org 
Tucson Clean & Beautiful is a nonprofit organization incorporated in 1985 as the flagship for community-based environmental volunteer efforts in the Tucson metro area. Programs include recycling and waste reduction, urban forestry, land stewardship, landscape training for at-risk youth, and beautification efforts. Visit https://tucsoncleanandbeautiful.org/ or call (520) 837-6832 or email tcb-admin@tucsonaz.gov for more information. 
Additional partner information: 
Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center, www.buffelgrass.org