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Broadband Leader(s): Roz Switzer
Broadband Co-Leader: Emily Matyas
Description:

The Middle Gila chapter serves rural Arizona between Phoenix and Tucson, sweeping from Casa Grande through Florence, and to Superior and Globe.

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Contact Information:

Roz Switzer
switzerroz@gmail.com

The Middle Gila chapter serves rural Arizona between Phoenix and Tucson, sweeping from Casa Grande through Florence, and to Superior and Globe. We are a sister Broadband to the Sonoran Broadband in Phoenix.

Focus Areas:

  • Ecological water sustainability
  • Wildlife protection and recovery
  • Bureau of Land Management public land protection
  • Borderlands Health, including Border Wall removal and damage mitigation
  • Exploring the wild

Projects:

  • Pursuing sustainable ecological water legislation for ecosystems & wildlife habitat as a participating member of the Sustainable Water Network.
  • Advocating for the full recovery of the highly endangered Mexican Gray Wolf.
  • Attending Environmental Day at the Arizona Capitol, public rallies, Earth Day, and educational events about wildlands and wildlife.
  • Mapping the environmental disturbance of the border wall to identify areas for immediate removal and habitat restoration.
  • Participating in Burrowing Owl relocation as development encroaches on their habitat.
  • Hiking and monitoring our desert's health.
Address:
Florence, AZ, USA, Arizona