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To get in the mood for Halloween, I recently watched the cult classic, Kingdom of the Spiders, on YouTube. Set in Camp Verde with locations in Camp Verde, Sedona, and Oak Creek, the film stars William Shatner, of Star Trek fame, as a veterinarian and Tiffany Bolling as an ASU archnologist. The real stars of […]
Support the health of the Verde River by doing projects at your home or business. You could be awarded up to $1,000 as a homeowner, or up to $5,000 as a business or community organization. Rainwater Harvesting, Greywater Capture, Efficiency upgrades, and habitat improvement projects are all eligible for funding! Please sign up on our […]
By Nancy Steele, Executive Director My travels this summer have taken me to New England, Chicago, Washington, D.C, and the Angeles National Forest and the San Bernardino Mountains in southern California. I’ve enjoyed watching wild things and learning new plants in all these places. I’ve added many species to my lists, exceeding 1,000 iNaturalist records […]
Friends of the Verde River is thrilled to receive a $10,000 grant from the River Network in support of our projects along the Wild and Scenic section of the Verde. This grant will help us host volunteer river clean-up events that will include trash pickups, community science, and habitat restoration projects like planting willow trees […]
Friends of the Verde River Receives a Second Grant from Forever Our Rivers for Arundo Free Oak Creek Project
Friends of the Verde River works to restore healthy conditions to the Verde River system. We use many different strategies to tackle issues facing our river, including removing non-native invasive plants from riverside habitat. Read about some of the problems that invasive species of plants cause in this blog post. Our Arundo Free Oak Creek […]
Friends of the Verde River is proud to certify TinyCamp Cottonwood Resort as a Silver Level River Friendly Development! This great team revealed their 4-unit tiny home development at the Sedona XYZ 4th anniversary event on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. TinyCamp Cottonwood voluntarily went above and beyond in their use of conservation strategies. They included a […]
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