About Friends of the Agua Fria National Monument

Friends of the Agua Fria National Monument treasure the monument and want to be sure that its important and sensitive resources are sufficiently protected. In these days of limited funding and resources, the group plays an important role in assisting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) with critical support for monument activities. They organize outings and perform service projects on the monument, such as monitoring trails and cultural resources, removing non-native plant species, performing trash pickups, and recording rock art. They also act as stewards and advocates for the monument, working to ensure that it receives the highest level of protection possible.

From the blog

  • 08.22.17

    Don’t Change Our Monuments – Friends Grassroots Network Open Letter To Secretary Zinke

    Dear Secretary Zinke, We are community leaders representing thousands of local citizen-advocates and volunteer stewards of America’s land-based national monuments. We live in and represent the gateway communities to these treasured places–most of which are part of America’s National Conservation Lands, protected lands that stands proudly alongside our national parks … read more

  • 04.20.16

    The incredible accomplishments of the Friends Grassroots Network

    Let’s Begin With Thank You In honor of National Volunteer Week, the staff of the Conservation Lands Foundation would like to say thank you to the people who are part of the Friends Grassroots Network, made up of 63 of the best, most effective non-profit conservation organizations working in the U.S. today. … read more

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