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5/26/2015 - Extended due to dry conditions. A date to cancel the fire ban has not yet been determined.
Maricopa County's regional parks will initiate the annual fire ban. This includes banning the use of all campfire, fire pits and charcoal grills; however, it is still acceptable to use gas/propane grills in designated areas such as the ramada areas, semi-developed and developed camping sites, and along the shoreline at Lake Pleasant Regional Park. If the parks do not receive ample rain during the monsoon season, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department may extend the fire ban to protect the parks resources and ensure visitor safety. To learn more, click here.

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Monsoon Mayhem - Estrella
Estrella Mountain Park
Monsoons in Arizona? What are they? What causes them? How can we prepare for and stay safe during monsoons? This slide show presentation by PaulCatanzarati, Community Outreach Coordinator from the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department, will educate us about these weather events and teach us how we can protect ourselves and our community. Location: Nature Center

Date: 1/10/2014
Time: 2:00 PM    Duration: about an hour
Speaker: Paul Catanzarati - Maricopa County Environmental Services
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 vehicle entry fee or annual pass
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41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
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Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596

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