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Ironwood Forest National Monument

Get to know the Ironwood Forest

Get to know the Ironwood Forest

Ironwood Forest National Monument — home to grand stands of some of the longest-living trees in the Sonoran Desert — is little known to many Tucsonans, but an event Saturday offers an on-site introduction.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest park

Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest park

Officials said they believed shotgun blasts felled this saguaro in an area used for wildcat target shooting at Ironwood Forest.

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Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest Monument

Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest Monument

Recreational target shooting is now illegal at Ironwood Forest National Monument, following years of controversy about the practice.

February 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest park

Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest park

A bullet-riddled BLM sign warns that it's illegal to leave shotgun shells behind at Ironwood Forest National Monument.

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Saturday visitor event spotlights Ironwood Forest park

Saturday visitor event spotlights Ironwood Forest park

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Saturday visitor event spotlights Ironwood Forest park

Saturday visitor event spotlights Ironwood Forest park

Rugged rock summits, bounding bighorn sheep and grand stands of desert trees are among the many wonders at Ironwood Forest National Monument - but many Tucsonans have never been there.

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BLM ends plan to ban shooting at monument

After heavy protests from gun-rights' groups, the federal government is dropping a proposed ban on target shooting at the Sonoran Desert National Monument.

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BLM children's book: Tortoise journeys across Arizona

The Bureau of Land Management has produced a children's book about a tortoise that takes a 100-year journey across Arizona.

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In brief

Catalina park hosts solar party Saturday

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Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

If you're hankering to get out and about after - or during - the hectic holiday, here's an idea: Check out the Ironwood Forest National Monument, which has been celebrating its 10th anniversary all year.

December 30, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Researchers at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum have surmised that mites may have caused saguaros to mutate near the Ironwood Forest National Monument.

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Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

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Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

The Silverbell Cemetery is on land adjacent to the monument and contains more than 80 graves of people associated with the community of Silverbell and the Silver Bell Mine.

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Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Ragged Top looms above members of the Dove Mountain Hiking Club and the Friends of the Ironwood Forest. About 70 bighorn sheep live atop Ragged Top.

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Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Tour features history, mysteries, oddities

Kathy Church checks her camera while out on a hike with members of the Dove Mountain Hiking Club and the Friends of the Ironwood Forest.

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Family event celebrates town's collaboration with park

Marana's Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday will showcase its new partnership with the Ironwood Forest National Monument, which is putting on a "Get Outside With Your Kids" event at parks and rec headquarters.

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