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August 2019

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

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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Dia de los Muertos

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Carr House Visitor Information Center, 1011 E. Carr Canyon Road
Hereford, AZ 85615 United States
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Carr House will be open for Day of the Dead activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 27th. Mike Foster's Day of the Dead videos filmed in Sonora and Sinaloa will be shown, and talks will be given in the auditorium at 12:30 p.m. and again at 1:30 p.m.. Displays including open altars will be available all day long throughout the house and outside, and traditional refreshments will be available starting at about 11:30. Space is limited;…

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