FAFNM is holding guided walks on Monument streams during 2019. These interpretive tours will promote the Smithsonian AZ Water/Ways traveling exhibit, which arrives in Black Canyon City in mid-December 2019.
On this walk we'll visit the ephemeral Badger Spring Wash to see the effects of the Badger Fire that occurred June 2019. Fall migrating birds and reptiles will be present in this delicate xero-riparian area. Sunflowers and other plants are attracting butterflies. The trail is in the sandy wash with a little flow, some mud, and small rocks. Size limit: 17 persons. Good for students.
Badger Spring Wash is located 50 miles north of Phx, off I-17 exit #256, one mile east of the Interstate. Free event; additional hike details are sent when you register.
Come join in on our Fall cleanup along the highway at Agua Fria National Monument on November 16, 2019.
We will meet at 9am at the Bloody Basin turnoff at exit 259 ( on the monument side). We will have a brief sign in and safety review per ADOT requirements.
Please remember to bring gloves. Garbage bags and vests will be provided. Light refreshments and water will be available. And a PRIZE will be given for the most interesting "find" of the day...
Please review this video before joining us: https://youtu.be/-AviIMIR2PQ
Please let us know if you are going to join in. Watch for our adopt a highway Friends of Agua Fria National Monument signage on I17 as you near your destination!!!!!!!
This Smithsonian Museum traveling exhibit comes to Black Canyon City, specifically at the Canyon Elementary School. See details https://blackcanyonheritagepark.org/water-way/
The FAFNM calendar shows available field trips and interpretive hikes to nearby waterways on the Agua Fria National Monument.