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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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Home School: Owls: Silent Hunters of the Night - San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
We are exploring the silent hunters of the night through hands-on learning in this series. Today we will take a look at how owl pellets are clues to the health of the environment through the dissection of a sterilized pellet. Each student will be provided non-latex gloves (dissection is not required) for this activity. We’ll begin to ID various bones, re-construct the skeleton, as we move at a self-directed pace. Join Ranger Tish for this once in a life opportunity. Meet in the Nature Center **Ages 8-up **Class size limited to 15

Date: 3/19/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Duration: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Ranger Tish
Registration Required: Yes    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle park entry fee
More Info:
Contact: Ranger Tish
Location: San Tan Mountain Regional Park - Visitor Center
6533 West Phillips Road
Queen Creek, AZ  
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