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<October 2012>

Super Saguaro Walk - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Why do saguaros grow arms? Can you estimate the age of a saguaro? Can you drink water from one? If you would like to know the answers to these questions, or any questions you may have about saguaros, then this quarter-mile stroll along the Desert Hawk Trail is for you! Location: Nature Center.

Date: 10/31/2012
Time: 9:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
How to Know the ‘Tricks’ From the ‘Treats’…What To Eat (or Not) in the Desert– North Trail- McDowell
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Can you REALLY get water from a cactus? Which desert plant’s berries are poisonous, and which common native toad’s poison is known as a hallucinogen? Discover the strange brews and true stories that only a witch could love, on this easy, 1 ½ mile walk along the North Trail. All ‘survivors’ will get some Halloween cactus fruit candy. Halloween costumes optional.

Date: 10/31/2012
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    
Speaker: Ranger Amy
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
Contact: 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ