March 2015
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Special Events

Volunteer Events


Fire in the Desert (DSC)

03/28/2015 - 07:45AM

Location: Tom's Thumb Trailhead

See how fire impacts the desert landscape, and how nature responds several years after a burn. Starting at Marcus Landslide trailhead, then to Caballo trail to observe the1995 Rio Fire burn area from a distance, and then on to Gooseneck trail to compare the burn site and current growth.  Read more...

Kovach Family Nature Trail Opening

03/28/2015 - 09:00AM

Location: Lost Dog Wash Trailhead

You can be a Trailblazer! Join us for the official opening of the Kovach Family Nature Trail on Saturday, March 28th at 9:00 a.m. The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m.  Read more...

Desert Ecology – What’s a desert? (DSC)

03/29/2015 - 07:45AM

Location: Tom's Thumb Trailhead

Maybe not what you think it is! Learn about the challenges posed by our environment for everything that lives here, and the strategies used by plants and animals to adapt to our conditions. You’ll leave with new respect for the extraordinary changes our local flora and fauna have made in order to prosper here.  Read more...

Lost Dog Wash to Taliesin Overlook (WLL)

04/01/2015 - 07:15AM

Location: Lost Dog Wash Trailhead

A 5-mile roundtrip recreational hike that climbs to a scenic saddle overlooking Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural complex. One sustained incline, but gentle grades otherwise. 3.5 hours.  Read more...

Family Friday at the Gateway

04/03/2015 - 04:03PM

Location: Gateway Trailhead

Who likes flying, colorful, stinging or creepy looking bugs? ASU Professor Ron Rutowski will climb steep mountains and venture into tight spots to find all kinds of bugs. Learn about the good, the bad and the ugly and how these insects, spiders or other "bugs" all play an important roll in nature.  Read more...

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