Saguaro Planting at Tortolita Mountain Preserve, May 30 ⋆ Tucson Audubon Skip to content

Volunteer Opportunity:




With your help, we are establishing new generations of saguaros in their natural habitat!

Position Description:

Volunteers will help plant young saguaros (about 4 inches tall) under nurse plants. Tools and instructions for planting will be provided on site, but volunteers are welcome to bring their own gardening gloves.


Able to walk/hike rugged terrain, able to bend/kneel, comfortable working in desert conditions. Please bring a water bottle and sun protection. Keep in mind that May is pretty warm and we are working in the desert – shade is limited!


May 30, 8am – 10am: Register Here

Number of Openings:

We are looking for up to 20 volunteers.


May 30: Tortolita Mountain Preserve, 6250 W Moore Rd in Marana

Specific meeting spot will be sent out prior to the event.

Questions? Email Megan Ewbank, Urban Habitat Project Manager (


Photo credit: Michael Wilson