SALT Speakers Series on Smokey Bear still going strong at 75

The March 27 SALT Speakers Series features Bec Veerman of Tonto National Forest. Her presentation will honor Smokey Bear, 75 this year. “Many only know Smokey from posters, but generations have grown up with him – both the original creation as well as the real-life bear,” according to a release. Ms. Veerman will cover how […]

Center for the Future of Arizona official March 13 SALT Speaker Series presenter

Ian Dowdy, director of progress meters for the Center for the Future of Arizona, is featured at the 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, SALT Speakers Series. It is in room No. B118 at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road. The series is organized by the Superstition Area Land Trust, co-sponsored by the […]

Wildlife corridors in the urban desert topic of Feb. 27 SALT Speakers Series

The Sonoran desert is one of the most bio-diverse deserts in the world, contributing to its uniqueness and attractiveness to developers, residents and businesses. Anita Hagy Ferguson on Feb. 27 will discuss the importance of biological corridors, urban open spaces and collaborative regional planning as part of the Superstition Area Land Trust Speakers Series. It […]

SALT sponsors interpretive desert hike

Bonnie Knowlton will lead a hike Wednesday, Jan. 16, along the foothills of the Superstition Mountains. The Superstition Area Land Trust is sponsoring the interpretive walk. It will begin 9 a.m. and last approximately three hours, covering 4 miles on the Lost Goldmine Trail. Considered an easy trek, it is for those who enjoy hiking […]

Are rooftops or open space the future for the Superstition foothills?

Residents and visitors seeking information about the Superstition Mountains and its adjacent foothills will have an opportunity to learn more Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road. Charlie Goff, Superstition Area Land Trust’s president, will discuss the challenges and opportunities inherent in a collaborative effort to conserve the foothills […]

Panel talks trails during SALT Speakers Series

Residents and visitors seeking information about local trails and how they can be used will have an opportunity to learn more Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road. A panel of Superstition Area Land Trust volunteers will present a review and discussion, complete with illustrations and photos, during the […]

Update on Resolution Copper Mine topic of Oct. 24 SALT Speakers Series

Hesston Klenk, manager of assurance, governance and engagement at Rio Tinto Phoenix Area Mining and Metals, is the featured speaker for the Oct. 24 Superstition Area Land Trust Speakers Series. Mr. Klenk is to provide an extensive update and details about the Resolution Copper Mine as well as the various types of mitigations and community […]

Superstition Area Land Trust’s Goff speaker at Rotary Club of Superstition Mountain

The May 2 Rotary Club of Superstition Mountain speaker was Charlie Goff, president of the Superstition Area Land Trust. S.A.L.T. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational corporation that was formed to protect and preserve Arizona State Trust lands bordering the southern slope of the Superstition Wilderness Area. Charlie told us about the trust’s mission, accomplishments and […]

Speakers series concludes with monarch butterfly study 

Laura Miller, board member of the Southwest Monarch Study project, will present Monarchs and Milkweed Wednesday, April 25, in the final edition of the SALT Speakers Series for the 2017-18 season.  The series is cosponsored by the Superstition Area Land Trust and the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. […]

Land trust commissioner updates Apache Junction audience on Arizona issues

The commissioner of the Arizona State Land Trust Department will speak 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road. Lisa Atkins will address an audience at the Superstition Area Land Trust Speakers Series, updating her talk of about two years ago on the topic: A New Approach to Management of Arizona State […]