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<September 2013>

Events for 9/28/2013
Bird Walk with Joe! - Cave Creek Regional Park
Explore the Upper Sonoran Desert in search of our finely feathered friends! Joe will lead you on a ...

Like to Hike - Estrella
Impress your friends! Update your status with pictures from your morning hike. Join Ranger Amy for ...

Red Tailed Hawk Release! 7:00am - Estrella
Before the morning hike, wildlife experts will be releasing a juvenile Red-Tailed Hawk back into the ...

QuickStart Your Canoe -Beginner Flatwater Canoeing On-water Skills Course
If you've ever wanted to go canoeing but didn't have the necessary skills, then QuickStart Your C ...

Sonoran Desert 101 - Spur Cross
September 28 Saturday 8:00 am Sonoran Desert 101 (easy) Join interpretive ranger Kevin Smith o ...

Brown Bag Breakfast with a Tortoise! - McDowell Park Visitor Center
Bring a bag breakfast and eat with the tortoises! Meet our adorable BABY tortoises, and watch them a ...

Our Avian Friends! - Cave Creek Regional Park
This program introduces the hobby of bird watching. It details the needs of bird watchers, from equi ...

**CANCELLED**Venomous Creatures at White Tank Park
Come to the White Tank Nature Center for a talk about cold blooded creatures that inhabit our desert ...

***PROGRAM CANCELLED*** San Tan Rocks - San Tan
If only that rock you stepped on could talk, it would tell a story of times past, volcanic action, a ...

Trailhead Congested this weekend
An event will be staged in the Trailhead Staging Area the weekend of September 28th and 29th. As a ...

Close Encounters of the Reptilian Kind – Indoor Program- McDowell Park
Ever touched a snake? Join Ranger Amy for an up close and personal look at what makes these cold-bl ...

Mystery Holes Sunset Walk - Lousley Hill- McDowell Park
Ever wanted to find out who is making all those holes in the desert? Unravel the mystery with Ranger ...

All About Scorpions - Usery Park
How dangerous are scorpions? How can we protect ourselves from them? How do they survive and thriv ...

***PROGRAM CANCELLED*** Stories of the Sky - San Tan
***This program has been cancelled. Please look at our calendar to see more exciting programs avail ...

Scorpion Hunt - Usery Park
Did you know that scorpions glow in the dark under a blacklight? Join Ranger B as he leads us on th ...

Stargazing for Everyone
Enjoy an night under the stars. You will learn about constellations, learn star names and listen to ...

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