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Exploring Spur Cross
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
February 27 Wednesday 9:00 am Exploring Spur Cross (easy) Join park docent Tammy Teegardin for a 2-hour introductory exploration of Spur Cross. From its Hohokam prehistory and historic gold mining to the romantic days when Spur Cross meant vacation from a saddle, we explore the wonders of Spur Cross.

Date: 2/27/2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Duration: 2 hours
Speaker: Tammy Teegardin, park docent
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $3 per person
 
Contact: Kevin Smith, Park Ranger at 480-488-6623 or e-mail kevinsmith@mail.maricopa.gov
 
Backyard Birding - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Do you drink coffee on your back porch Saturday mornings wondering about the names of the little birds flittering about? Bring your coffee to Usery Park and explore the endless possibilities of backyard birding with bird expert, Sandy Hornbaker. Learn how to attract different birds to your own backyard and what you must provide to your feathered friends. Ask Sandy what your responsibilities are as a backyard birdwatcher and what you can expect. Please bring binoculars and water. Location: Campsite 21 in the Buckhorn Campground.

Date: 2/27/2013
Time: 10:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
 
 
All About Coyotes - "Brown-Bag It" with Ranger B - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
What makes coyotes one of America’s most successful animals? How dangerous are they? How do they survive and thrive in the wild? If you would like to know the answers to these questions, or any questions you may have about coyotes, then this one-hour presentation is for you! Bring your sandwich to the “Brown-Bag It” series inside our Nature Center as Ranger B shares some amazing facts about these crafty canines. Location: Nature Center.

Date: 2/27/2013
Time: 12:00 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car