NOTICE: Gilbert is rolling out new residential trash, recycling and bulk trash pickup schedules for all residents on Monday, January 4, 2016. Trash and recycling containers will be picked up on the same day and bulk trash pickup will continue to be offered one week per zone each month. VIEW your new pickup schedule.

Research Opportunities


butterflyResearch opportunities involving plants, animals, and riparian ecology are available year round. People or groups seeking to do wetlands, riparian or wildlife research are encouraged to contact Jennie Rambo at (480) 797-2019.

Research topics may include:

  • vegetation inventories
  • soil characterization and monitoring
  • water percolation impacts on soil chemistry
  • butterfly research
  • bat research
  • tourism trends
  • specific species research such as burrowing owls
  • threatened species relocation