PHOENIX 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.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, or disability in its programs and activities. If anyone believes that they have been discriminated against in any of the AZGFDs programs or activities, including its employment practices, the individual may file a complaint alleging discrimination directly with the Directors Office, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000, (602) 942-3000, or with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Attn: Civil Rights Coordinator for Public Access, 4401 N. Fairfax Dr., Mail Stop WSFR-4020, Arlington, VA 22203. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation or this document in an alternative format by contacting the Directors Office as listed above.