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August 2019

Have You Heard What’s Happening with the River?

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A free presentation for children and families of all ages at the Clifton Library! Join us for a fun, interactive, and family-friendly class about the local San Francisco river. Kara Barron, Science & Outreach Manager from the Gila Watershed Partnership, will lead participants in demonstrations and activities about how the river works, where it starts and where it goes, why it’s important, and easy things you can do to keep the river healthy and clean. Everyone is welcome to attend…

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Southern Arizona’s Small Carnivores

August 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carr House Visitor Information Center, 1011 E. Carr Canyon Road
Hereford, AZ 85615 United States
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Southern Arizona is home to a variety of small carnivores, including Northern Raccoon, Ringtail, Gray Fox, and Ocelot, to name a few. Presenter Jeff Babson of Sky Island Tours will discuss the diversity and life history of these wonderful mammals. Space is limited; plan to arrive early. Carr House is located at 1011 E. Carr Canyon Road, 2.1 miles from the intersection of Highway 92 at the Mesquite Tree Restaurant.

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Friends of the Brown Canyon Ranch Work Day – Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:00am to 11:00am

August 29 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Brown Canyon Ranch, 2 miles west on Ramsey Canyon Road
Sierra Vista, AZ 85650
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We are looking for community members to volunteer and support our work day in advance of wonderful Brown Canyon Ranch Western Heritage Education Program. Please join us at Brown Canyon Ranch for a work day on Thursday, August 29th from 8a.m. to 11:00am. The regular Brown Canyon Ranch Western Heritage Program takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during September and October for fourth and fifth grade students from schools throughout the local Cochise County region. Classes to come to the…

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September 2019

San Francisco River Clean Up

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come help clean our waterways! Everyone is welcome! We will meet under the Ramada at Riverside Park in Clifton, AZ at 8AM for check-in and a safety briefing. All volunteers will receive a FREE lunch and 10% off at Chase Creek Marketplace on the day of the event. Bring your own re-usable water bottle and we will provide the water. For more information, contact Kara: kara@gwpaz.org Thank you to our sponsors: SEACAB, ADEQ, Town of Clifton, Freeport-McMoRan, Friends of the…

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Plants of the Dragoons

September 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carr House Visitor Information Center, 1011 E. Carr Canyon Road
Hereford, AZ 85615 United States
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Doug Ripley, Arizona Native Plant Society President, will provide an illustrated presentation describing the flora, fauna, plant communities, and geology of the Dragoon Mountains. Particular emphasis will be on the over 700 species of vascular plants he has identified during a ten-year study of the Dragoon flora and comparisons of it with those of the two other major Cochise County Sky Islands, the Huachucas and the Chiricahuas. Space is limited; plan to arrive early. Carr House is located at 1011…

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Food from Desert Plants

September 29 @ 1:30 am - 2:30 pm
Carr House Visitor Information Center, 1011 E. Carr Canyon Road
Hereford, AZ 85615 United States
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Angeles Emory, Local Gardener and Plant Expert, will share her knowledge and recipes using edible desert plants. You will be invited to have a small taste of some of these foods. Space is limited; plan to arrive early. Carr House is located at 1011 E. Carr Canyon Road, 2.1 miles from the intersection of Highway 92 at the Mesquite Tree Restaurant.

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October 2019

Bird Walk Guide/Leader

October 6, 2019 @ 7:30 am - April 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
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Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

October 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am - May 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
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Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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Amazing Arachnids

October 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carr House Visitor Information Center, 1011 E. Carr Canyon Road
Hereford, AZ 85615 United States
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The southwestern United States is home to a rich diversity of amazing arachnids. Among their ranks are the tough, the resourceful, the beautiful, and the dangerous. Getting to know these small neighbors which share our planet (and sometimes our homes) is immensely rewarding and never dull. Jillian Cowles, biologist and author, will be the presenter for this program. Space is limited; plan to arrive early. Carr House is located at 1011 E. Carr Canyon Road, 2.1 miles from the intersection…

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Bird Walk Guide/Leader

October 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am - May 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori, AZ 85640 United States
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Free

Do you enjoy getting out into nature and birding? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills with others? Would you be interested in volunteering as a bird walk guide at Tumacácori National Historical Park during the fall/winter? Bird walks are scheduled from January through April on Saturdays. Volunteer bird walk leaders/guides walk on foot throughout the mission grounds and Santa Cruz River riparian areas within Tumacácori NHP. Estimated walking distance is approximately 2-3 miles, mostly on unimproved trails. These…

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