DEDICATED RESTORATION TEAM

Our Dedicated Restoration Team expands the impact of our vision by providing contract work to Veterans to work throughout the year in areas that see repeated dumping, remote areas, areas too sensitive for a large number of volunteers, as well as graffiti removal projects.

28 Restoration Projects Completed

170 Tons of Trash Removed

28,018 square feet of graffiti removed

Over 3,200 hours of contract work for veterans

Dedicated Restoration Team - Lower Sycamore OHV Area, February 2019

Dedicated Restoration Team - Lower Sycamore OHV Area, February 2019

There is more to our Dedicated Restoration Team than trash and graffiti removal. Veterans working with us benefit from our program not only through paid contract work, but also through spending time in nature with other veterans. It is extremely rewarding both mentally and physically for veterans in our program to accomplish each restoration we undertake and make lasting impacts on the state. We offer a community where individuals with similar experiences can engage with one another, building lifelong relationships, all while decompressing in the great outdoors. 

In February 2017, Natural Restorations launched our first Dedicated Restoration Team and began contracting Military Veterans to work on restoration projects with us through a grant from the Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Fund managed by Arizona State Parks. During our first 11 team projects, we removed more than 69 tons of trash and several panels of graffiti from the desert.

Check out each Dedicated Restoration Team Project below

In December 2018, our Dedicated Restoration Team was back in the field through a grant from ON Semiconductor. We removed 3,704 square feet of graffiti from the Lower Salt River at Water Users and Phon D Sutton, and at Saguaro Lake Marina Trail & Cliffs. We also removed 3,620 pounds of trash from locations all along the Lower Salt River.

In March 2019, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 20,242 square feet of graffiti from the Florence Boulders OHV Area, click HERE to view the project. We also removed 1.83 tons of trash from the area!

If you or your organization is interested in sponsoring our Dedicated Restoration Team and helping fund team projects, please contact us


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We received a second grant from the Arizona Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreation Fund administered by Arizona State Parks & Trails. We have already removed 98.45 tons of trash and 20,298 square feet of graffiti during the first 16 Restoration Projects with our Dedicated Restoration Team.

Click HERE to learn more about our 2019 Natural Restorations OHV Areas Restoration Project.

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Maverick Trail - Sink Hole Lake Area - August 2019

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Maverick Trail - Oil Well Area - August 2019

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Maverick Trail - Little Mormon Lake OHV Area - June 2019

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Perkinsville OHV Area - June 2019

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Cinder Hills OHV Area - May 2019

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Superior OHV Area - April 2019

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Butcher Jones OHV Area - April 2019

2.72 tons removed!

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Sugarloaf OHV Area - April 2019

9.93 tons removed!

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Florence Boulders OHV Area - March 2019

2-week project: 20,242 square feet of graffiti removed and 1.83 tons of trash removed

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Florence Boulders OHV Area - March 2019

2-week project: 20,242 square feet of graffiti removed and 1.83 tons of trash removed

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Sugarloaf OHV Area - March 2019

10.38 tons removed!

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Lower Sycamore OHV Area - February 2019

11.78 tons removed!

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Mesquite Wash OHV Area - February 2019

2.63 tons removed!

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Four Peaks OHV Area - February 2019

6.74 tons removed!

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Lower Sycamore OHV Area - January 2019

13.6 tons removed of trash & 56 sq ft graffiti removed!

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Sugarloaf OHV Area - January 2019

11.03 tons removed!

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In December 2018, through a grant from ON Semiconductor, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 3,704 square feet of graffiti and 3,620 pounds of trash from the Lower Salt River and Saguaro Lake.

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In December, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 3,240 pounds of trash from Butcher Jones OHV Area.

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In December, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 6,260 pounds of trash from Mesquite Wash OHV Area. We also removed graffiti from several areas.

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In October, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 11,060 pounds of trash from Butcher Jones OHV Area.

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In July, our Dedicated Restoration Team Removed 4,740 pounds of trash, including thousands of nails from illegally burned pallet fires burned on roads & trails, from the Cinder Hills OHV Area in Flagstaff.

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In June, our Dedicated Restoration Team Removed 2,300 pounds of trash, including thousands of nails from illegally burned pallet fires burned on roads & trails, from the Cinder Hills OHV Area in Flagstaff.

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In April, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 7,620 pounds of trash from Butcher Jones OHV Area.

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IIn April, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 23,380 pounds of trash from Lower Sycamore.

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In March, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 7,400 pounds of trash from Mesquite Wash OHV Area.

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In March, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 38,340 pounds of trash from Lower Sycamore OHV Area. We also removed several panels of graffiti from rock faces.

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In February, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 11,060 pounds of trash from Mesquite Wash OHV Area.

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We launched our Dedicated Restoration Team in February at Lower Sycamore OHV Area and removed 23,240 pounds of trash and several panels of graffiti from rock faces.

Click HERE to see pictures from this project.

We are proud of the work our Dedicated Restoration Team accomplished in 2017 through our OHV Area Restoration Project, a project funded in part by a Motorized Grant through the Off-Highway Vehicle Fund managed by Arizona State Parks Board. Through this grant, our Dedicated Restoration Team removed 69 tons of trash and 557 square feet of graffiti and we hosted 4 volunteer events, removing an additional 12.04 tons of trash.

Thank you to everyone at On Semiconductor for awarding us with a grant in 2018 that put our Dedicated Restoration Team to work and helped us make a lasting impact on Arizona along the Lower Salt River and at Saguaro Lake. Through this grant our team removed 3,704 square feet of graffiti and 3,620 pounds of trash. Click HERE to view the entire project.


Natural Restorations is a 21CSC Member Organization