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Events for 4/5/2014
Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon Society - White Tank Mtn.
Join Joe Ford, expert "birder" from the Sonoran Audubon Society, as he leads you on an early morning ...

Picture Perfect - Cave Creek Regional Park
Meet us in the Nature Center to learn some entry level photography tips for capturing wildlife and l ...

Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross
April 5 Saturday 8:00 am Wildflower Walk (moderate) Come and see what’s blooming in Spur Cross. ...

"Wag ‘n’ Walk" Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park
Don’t have a dog? No problem! Maricopa County’s Animal Care & Control and Parks and Recreation Dep ...

Become a Jr. Ranger - Estrella
Bring your kids (most suitable for ages 5-12) out to the park for this “on your own” program. Stop ...

Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn.
Join a park volunteer on this easy 1 1/2 mile trail to ancient petroglyphs. The hike will discuss e ...

"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park
This 1-mile hike is designed for parents and caregivers with small children, ages 3 – 6 years. Usin ...

Looking for Flowers Hike #1 - Lake Pleasant
Come explore the desert on this scenic trail. This hike meets at Cottonwood Day Use Area at the nort ...

Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park
In this episode of Desert Denizens we will discuss the venomous and poisonous animals found in the a ...

Looking for Flowers Hike #2 - Lake Pleasant
Come explore the desert on this scenic trail. This hike meets at Cottonwood Day Use Area at the nort ...

Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park
Have you ever seen a scorpion eat? Do snakes really “unhinge” their jaws? We will answer these que ...

Reptile Feeding - San Tan
Have you ever seen a reptile eat? Join the staff after your morning hike and see how our cold-bloode ...

"Monsoon Madness!" - Cave Creek Regional Park
Monsoons in Arizona? What are they? What causes them? How can we prepare for and stay safe during mo ...

Snake Feeding - Estrella
Stop by the Nature Center to see our live Rattlesnake and Kingsnakes. If you are the squeamish type ...

Rattle-s-s-snakes! - San Tan
In Arizona we consider ourselves very fortunate because, according to Arizona Game and Fish, there a ...

Glow in the Park - San Tan
It’s the first of its kind: Glow in the Park! The ultimate glow hike where you adorn yourselves to t ...

Upcoming Events in April
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross  (4/16/2014  8:00 AM)
Under the Desert Floor - North Trail- McDowell Park  (4/16/2014  9:00 AM)
Desert Plant Walk - White Tank Mtn.  (4/16/2014  10:00 AM)
Mountain Bike Madness - San Tan  (4/16/2014  7:30 PM)
Thursday Morning Fitness Hike - Usery Park  (4/17/2014  7:00 AM)
Bird Nerds - San Tan  (4/17/2014  8:00 AM)
Spring Fitness Hikes! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/17/2014  8:00 AM)
History of Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant  (4/17/2014  2:00 PM)
Fridays Fitness Hike *DIFFICULT* – OUTSIDE OF PARK- Tom's Thumb Trailhead- 128th St  (4/18/2014  7:00 AM)
Little Explorers for Toddlers - San Tan  (4/18/2014  8:00 AM)
Desert Wash Discovery - White Tank Mtn.  (4/18/2014  8:30 AM)
Home School Program: "Strung Out on Polymers" - Usery Park  (4/18/2014  9:00 AM)
Sonoran Story-time For Kids - San Tan  (4/18/2014  12:00 PM)
Discover the Desert Hike - Lake Pleasant  (4/18/2014  2:00 PM)
Welcome to the Sonoran Desert! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/18/2014  5:30 PM)
Early Bird Desert Birdwalk --Nursery Tank Pond- ADA Accessible- McDowell Park  (4/19/2014  7:00 AM)
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/19/2014  8:00 AM)
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 8AM Class - Lake Pleasant  (4/19/2014  8:00 AM)
"Scrambled EGGstravaganza" Crafts and Games- San Tan  (4/19/2014  9:00 AM)
"Tails on Trails" - Dog Fitness Hike - Usery Park  (4/19/2014  9:00 AM)
Archery 202 - Usery Park  (4/19/2014  9:00 AM)
The Saguaro Cactus Hike - Estrella  (4/19/2014  9:00 AM)
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/19/2014  10:00 AM)
Birding By Ear- Desert Learning Series program- McDowell Park  (4/19/2014  10:00 AM)
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 10AM Class - Lake Pleasant  (4/19/2014  10:00 AM)
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/19/2014  1:00 PM)
Monsoon and Stormwater Program - Lake Pleasant  (4/19/2014  1:00 PM)
Practical Desert Survival - White Tank Mtn.  (4/19/2014  1:00 PM)
Earth Day Family Movie - "The Lorax"  (4/19/2014  3:00 PM)
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Early Easter Egg Paddle  (4/19/2014  3:00 PM)
Sunset Over Spur Cross  (4/19/2014  5:00 PM)
Venomous Reptiles - LIVE!! - Usery Park  (4/19/2014  7:00 PM)
Cacti of Spur Cross  (4/20/2014  8:00 AM)
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park  (4/20/2014  9:00 AM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (4/21/2014  8:00 AM)
Ancient Petroglyph Walk - McDowell- Youth Camp Area  (4/23/2014  8:00 AM)
Exploring Spur Cross  (4/23/2014  8:00 AM)
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park  (4/23/2014  9:00 AM)
Homeschool: Owls: Silent Hunters of the Night - San Tan  (4/23/2014  9:00 AM)
The Big Green - White Tank Mtn.  (4/23/2014  10:00 AM)
Tortoise Talks - McDowell Park Visitor Center  (4/23/2014  11:00 AM)
Wednesday Wellness Walk - Estrella  (4/23/2014  3:00 PM)
Mountain Bike Madness - San Tan  (4/23/2014  7:30 PM)
Spring Fitness Hikes! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/24/2014  8:00 AM)
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Paddling Pipeline and Cottonwood Coves  (4/24/2014  9:00 AM)
Animal Adaptations - San Tan  (4/24/2014  6:00 PM)
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan  (4/24/2014  6:30 PM)
Animal Flashlight Hike - San Tan  (4/24/2014  7:30 PM)
Fridays Fitness Hike - *STRENUOUS* -Sonoran Trail- (Meet @ end Golden Eagle Blvd) - McDowell  (4/25/2014  7:00 AM)
Friday Hike and Fish - Lake Pleasant  (4/25/2014  8:00 AM)
The Desert Tortoise - Estrella  (4/25/2014  9:00 AM)
Bird Journeys - San Tan  (4/25/2014  12:00 PM)
Reptile and Live Animal Feeding at McDowell- McDowell Park  (4/25/2014  1:00 PM)
Histroy of Water at Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant  (4/25/2014  2:00 PM)
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.  (4/25/2014  3:00 PM)
Desert Mythbusters - Usery Park  (4/25/2014  6:00 PM)
The Desert Night - Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/25/2014  6:00 PM)
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park  (4/25/2014  7:30 PM)
Celebrate Earth Day on the Maricopa Trail  (4/26/2014  8:00 AM)
CLASS FULL Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 8AM Class - Lake Pleasant  (4/26/2014  8:00 AM)
Rock Art of Spur Cross  (4/26/2014  8:00 AM)
Wag the Dog - San Tan  (4/26/2014  8:00 AM)
Become a Jr. Ranger - Estrella  (4/26/2014  9:00 AM)
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 10AM Class - Lake Pleasant  (4/26/2014  10:00 AM)
Stargazing for Everyone - San Tan  (4/26/2014  7:30 PM)
Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon Society - Estrella  (4/27/2014  7:30 AM)
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan  (4/27/2014  8:00 AM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (4/28/2014  8:00 AM)
Living with Urban Wildlife - Usery Park  (4/28/2014  12:00 PM)
Amazing Desert Plants - Usery Park  (4/29/2014  9:00 AM)
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (4/29/2014  11:00 AM)
True Creepy Crawlies of the Desert- McDowell Park  (4/29/2014  11:00 AM)
The Secret life of Saguaros – McDowell  (4/30/2014  8:00 AM)
There's a Rattlesnake on my Doorstep!- LIVE Rattlesnake Program – Indoor Program- McDowell Park  (4/30/2014  1:00 PM)
CANCELLED -Wednesday Wellness Walk - Estrella  (4/30/2014  3:00 PM)
Evening Mountain Bike Ride - Estrella  (4/30/2014  6:00 PM)
Mountain Bike Madness - San Tan  (4/30/2014  7:30 PM)
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