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Get Involved

Learn How You Can Help

If you found your way to this page, you must be motivated to help. You may already be a member of our Guardians volunteer group. Our board are all volunteers who put in countless hours out of love for the Santa Ritas. We run on volunteer power and can use your help!

For general questions about joining our Guardians volunteer group, contact Jeff Herr at

Check here for upcoming events.
Click here to visit our forum.

Star volunteers

Every month we honor one top volunteer for being a star helper!

Outstanding volunteer June 20

Outstanding volunteer July 2023

Like to help with any of these volunteer positions?

Mail deliverer

Pick up mail and deliver it to the executive director

Newsletter contributer

Help collecting info and writing articles for our newsletter.

Event docent

Join your fellow Guardians at events by staffing our tables and sharing info about our beautiful Santa Rita Mountains and the Copper World mine.

Event docent at Empire Ranch Cowboy Festival.

Join your fellow Guardians at events by staffing our table November 4-5 at the Empire Ranch Cowboy Festival.

Community presenter

Get trained to make presentations to your community about our campaign

Volunteer coordinator

Help us organize your fellow volunteers

Donor management assistant

Help maintaining our donor database and sending thank-you letters to our donors and volunteers.


Help keep track of donations and expenses

Highway cleaner-upper

We need help Saturday morning, September 16 to pick up trash along one-mile of Highway 83.

Forum moderator

Manage the online forum on our website.

Neighborhood organizer

Help reach out to your neighbors

Stream survey assistant

Help geologist Stan Hart survey ephemeral washes

Show your support

Buy a t-shirt or put a bumper sticker on your car or bike!

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T-shirts come in many sizes (small through x-large) and a few colors (white, cream and gray) and are $20 each (plus $5 for shipping/handling).

If you would like to buy a t-shirt, you can pick one up at an upcoming community event where we will be, or you can fill out our
contact form to request one (we will send you instructions for payment).
We will be happy to send you a bumper sticker – just request one by filling out our contact form.
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Please join us by donating generously today. Only together can we stop Hudbay. Help pay for lawyers and outreach.

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