Tucson Broadband • Entered by Su Libby on April 1, 2021
Border Wall Investigative Trip
March 29, 2021 – March 31, 2021
Participants and Hours
|Pre Planning hours||10|
|Post Admin hours||2|
Key Issue: Public Lands Health & Protection
Activity Type: Stewardship (monitoring, sampling, planting, etc.)
Key Partners: Myles Traphagen,Wildlands Network, Great Old Broads Florence,Phoenix,Prescott, Tucson and Flaggstaff
Landscape/area: Coronado National Forest (AZ) (1718945 acres)
Outcome 1: Trail/land monitored
Short Description of Activity
Hiked and drove Boarderwall road for approximately 50 miles over course of two days.
Listed several violations and hazards. Photos, videos and drone footage taken. Geolocation noted of each violation which included Flood Gates welded shut, Steel Bollards Stacked on sides of roadway, Construction materials and hazardous waste abandoned and left at construction sites, hazardous open pits and trenches left uncovered, and illegal road widths.
The activity was very productive and all hands were needed. Many observations made. The Goal of Investigating potential Violations was met. The Objective of Geolocating each violation was met. A debriefing meeting was held after the activity, narratives were added to the data points and the data, photos and videos were then distributed to the partner organization..The Wildlands Network, and shared with Sally,our Grassroots Organizer in Great Old Broads.
Photo Album of the Activity was sent to Sally separately. This IPad does not allow me to upload from Google Photos.