How can Yuma teach us something about the Verde?

Our Habitat Restoration Manager, Matt Wilson and Field Supervisor, Elaine Nichols attended the Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Beetle Workshop presented by RiversEdge West in Yuma in late [...]

Keeping up with Innovations in GIS

Friends of the Verde River has been using Geographic Information System (GIS) software to map important resources as well as invasive plant locations along the Verde since 2011. Currently, our [...]

Fossil Creek Blackberry Treatment

Last week, our vegetation monitoring crew, in partnership with the National Forest Service, was able to hike into Fossil Creek and take the first step in treating the Himalayan Blackberry [...]

Restoring the Verde River: A story about second chances – Part 3

JAMIE NIELSEN December 12, 2017 New conservation challenges, new take on restoration The Verde River continues to flow through the valley today, over land and underground, supporting agriculture, [...]

Restoring the Verde River: A story about second chances – Part 1

JAMIE NIELSEN December 12, 2017 Waxy, wrinkly, smelly trench foot. Lightning. Hemotoxins and neurotoxins, rattlesnake and spider bites. Kevin Kennedy, Logistics Technician with Arizona [...]

Restoration Work Accomplishments for 2017

The Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition (commonly referred to as VWRC – pronounced “vee-work”) is a collaborative effort uniting private landowners, organizations, and agencies with a common [...]

Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition Presents 2017 Annual Awards

The Verde River Watershed Restoration Coalition (VWRC) presented awards during their annual VWRC Stakeholder’s meeting, held Thursday, December 7th, 2017. Private Land Owner of the Year: [...]

Red Bull Volunteers at the Verde River

Red Bull Volunteers Preserve Habitat in Verde Watershed Local partners collaborated for unprecedented volunteer event Cottonwood, AZ (December 6, 2017) While staying at Enchantment Resort in [...]