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<February 2013>

Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross**CANCELLED**
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
February 20 Wednesday 9:00 am Exploring the Dragonfly Trail (moderate) Come along with park docent Tammy Teegardin on this exploration of the newest trail in the Spur Cross trail system, the Dragonfly Trail. On this moderate 3.5 mile hike we will visit a prehistoric rock art site and also stroll along a beautiful section of riparian habitat on Cave Creek. **(THIS HIKE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO FORECAST RAIN)**

Date: 2/20/2013
Time: 9:00 AM    Duration: 3 hours
Speaker: Tammy Teegardin, park docent
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $3 per person
Contact: Kevin Smith, Park ranger at 480-488-6623 or e-mail
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Interested about getting into bird watching but don’t know where to start? Want to know which bird is which and how to spot them? Join bird expert, Sandy Hornbaker, for this introduction to bird watching as she guides you on a quarter-mile stroll along our Desert Hawk Trail. Bring binoculars if you have them, otherwise, Sandy has some to loan. Please bring water and closed-toe shoes. Location: Nature Center.

Date: 2/20/2013
Time: 10:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
Quail Trail Hike - Estrella
Estrella Mountain Park
This easy, out and back hike will be on our newest trail in the park! We will make frequent stops to highlight the desert environment around us. Please bring water and wear appropriate footwear to protect from rocks, cactus and other debris along the trail. Meet at the Nature Center.

Date: 2/20/2013
Time: 1:00 PM    Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle entry
Location: Nature Center