October 2014
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Special Events

Volunteer Events


Brown’s Ranch West Perimeter on Bike

10/25/2014 - 08:00AM

Location: Brown's Ranch

Join us to ride the trails on the western perimeter of the Preserve and more.  Read more...

Missions, Massacres & Plagues Hike

10/26/2014 - 08:00AM

Location: Brown's Ranch

Join us as we revisit three hundred years of European-Native American contacts and conflicts, from Coronado to the Alamo (1540-1850).  Read more...

All about Mesquite

10/28/2014 - 08:00AM

Location: Brown's Ranch

Unlike the Southern region of the Preserve, the Brown’s Ranch area has many mesquite trees. On this discovery hike, we will explore why some native cultures called mesquite the “tree of life” and you will learn many of the uses for mesquite and its importance today.  Read more...

MSFI PastFinders: Water- It's Influence on Southwest Flora and Fauna

10/28/2014 - 05:30PM

Location: Mustang Library

Water is vital to life everywhere, but how has the water cycle in the Sonoran Desert influenced our lives? The McDowell Sonoran Field Institute PastFinders take us on a journey in this two-part lecture series on the nature of water in the desert and its influence on human settlement. Join us this month for the first presentation in the series: water and southwest flora and fauna.  Read more...

MSFI Lecture Series

10/29/2014 - 05:30PM

Location: Mustang Library

Helen Rowe, research scientist with ASU’s Global Institute for Sustainability, will talk about what it means to restore nature.  Read more...

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