Annual desert clean-up to take place Jan. 17 near Gold Canyon

logo Footprints Matter cleanup 2 01 2015

The Sixth Annual Environmental Stewardship Trash Clean-up in the northern Pinal County Superstition Foothills, the gateway to the Superstition Mountain Wilderness, will take place Jan. 17. The public is invited to participate, according to a press release.

The event is being presented by Footprints Matter to Us, a group of community organizations, businesses and concerned individuals who help steward the lands around Apache Junction and the Superstition Mountain under the guidance and direction of Superstition Area Land Trust with the cooperation of Arizona State Trust Land, Tonto National Forest and Arizona Game and Fish.

Participants should register at 7:30 that morning. The registration site is near U.S. 60 and Queen Valley Road, east of Gold Canyon. For directions and more information, e-mail

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