About the Friends of Ironwood Forest


The Friends of Ironwood Forest are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that work for the permanent protection of the biological, geological, archaeological, and historical resources and values for which the Ironwood Forest National Monument was established.

The Friends provide critical volunteer labor for projects on the Monument, working with the Bureau for Land Management and many other partners, and to increase community awareness through education, public outreach, and advocacy.

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Discovering collaboration from the air

Discovering collaboration from the air

It was dark when I got out of bed and still before 6:00 am when I pulled onto I-25. I was headed to the airport for my first LightHawk flight on my fifth day as the organization’s Western Program Director. Sure, I had been on plenty of flights in my grandfather’s...

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