News & Events

Background of Acquisition of Land for the Phoenix Mountains Preserves
The Background of Acquisition of Land for the Phoenix Mountains Preserves and How Phoenix Mountains Preservation Council (PMPC) was able to Influence the Land Acquisition Program.

Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway Presents Many Problems, Solves None
A grassroots group was formed called Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children (PARC) and its members thought there was something "fishy" about this proposed freeway, so they decided to examine it more thoroughly.

Phoenix Echo Canyon Area Reopens with Great Fanfare
Camelback Mountain’s Echo Canyon Recreation Area, 4925 E. McDonald Dr., and the Summit Trail reopened to hikers at sunrise on Jan. 15, 2014. Excellent Job City of Phoenix. See PMPC January 2014 Newsletter for more details.

You Could Be a Park Steward
With your commitment to make a difference in our parks and preserves you will not only be continuing a legacy for our children, but you will gain friendships, keep in shape, and use your skills and experience. More Park Stewards volunteers are needed. Please visit the website phoenix.gov/parks/trails/volunteer/ for more information on becoming a valuable Park Steward.

PMPC Spring 2014 Newsletter