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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 […]
by Nancy L.C. Steele May 2022 Whenever I am driving through grasslands in Arizona, I am delighted if I see a herd of pronghorn. Sometimes I am rewarded with a glimpse of these sleek creatures as I drive southwest from Jerome on the way to Prescott. The remaining pronghorn of the so-called Glassford Hill herd, […]
Read “Gardens for Humanity: The Water Cycle as a Model of Sustainability” in the Verde Valley Independent
“In our region, the Friends of the Verde River, and the Oak Creek Watershed Council are dedicated to preserving and improving our local water systems as part of the Verde Watershed. They have great tips on living a water wise life. They promote a sustainable water supply, clean water, healthy uplands and riparian forests, and […]
We love the Verde River! Gentle flowing water on a hot day, habitat for wildlife, beautiful trees lining riverbanks that cast lush shadows and create shade… In our arid climate, healthy river flows are vital! Rivers and streams are the heart of our communities and wildlife. Without gentle flowing water that brings life to the […]
by Nancy L.C. Steele April 2022 April is Earth Month. The theme this year is Invest in our Planet. This is the time to preserve and protect our health, our families, and our livelihoods. As we face a hotter, dryer future, it’s never been more important. One of the immediate consequences of a hotter, dryer […]
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Verde River Basin Water-Resources Primer
An illustrated textbook about our water and our Verde River Watershed.