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Special Events

Volunteer Events


Nature’s Pharmacy Discovery Hike

11/01/2014 - 08:00AM

Location: Brown's Ranch

Native People of long ago roamed the Preserve collecting desert plants for their healing and restorative properties. Find out more about these medicinal plants on this easy hike.  Read more...

Citizen Science 101

11/01/2014 - 08:00AM

Location: Scottsdale Community College, SB 183

What is citizen science? How do ecologists do their fieldwork? What are those strange red and white sticks? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Citizen Science 101, a course designed to prepare volunteers for Field Institute projects, while showing how it all fits together.  Read more...

Going to the Dogs!

11/01/2014 - 08:00AM

Location: All four major trailheads, Gateway, Tom's Thumb, Brown's Ranch and Lost Dog

Going to the Dogs! Did you know that there is NO POOP FAIRY? Drop by for information about hiking safety and being a responsible dog owner while enjoying the Preserve with your 4-legged BFF!  Read more...

Wellness Hike on Granite Mountain Loop

11/02/2014 - 08:00AM

Location: Granite Mountain Trailhead

Get your exercise by joining us on this beautiful new trail through a lush canyon and around Granite Mountain.  Read more...

Wellness Hike on Sunrise Peak

11/05/2014 - 08:00AM

Location: Lost Dog Wash Trailhead

This is a beautiful and challenging fitness hike on the West side of Sunrise Peak leading up to a great 360-degree view of the Valley of the Sun. This hike has some steep sections with about 900 feet elevation gain.  Read more...

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