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Special Events

Volunteer Events


Butterfly Identification Workshop

09/07/2016 - 05:30PM

Location: Mustang Library Auditorium

Join Dr. Ron Rutowski, butterfly expert and professor at ASU, to learn how to identify and count butterflies common to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. This workshop, presented by the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Field Institute, is designed to prepare volunteers to participate in the Preserve butterfly count on Sept 17, but all are welcome to come and learn!  Read more...

Conservancy Women Hike

09/07/2016 - 08:00AM

Location: TBD

Conservancy Women hikes are held on the first Wednesday and third Thursday of each month. The first Wednesday walks will initially be a bit shorter and easier than the Thursday Trails.  Read more...

Hikers, Bikers & Photo Analyzers!

09/09/2016 - 08:00AM

Location: TBD

Help discover what creatures move through the Gooseneck. Teams of hikers and mountain bikers are needed for periodic monitoring of motion-activated cameras in the area. Volunteers are also needed in the Conservancy office to evaluate the pictures the cameras have captured. Field Institute principal investigator, Dr Jan Schipper, will hold a 2-part training on this motion-trigger camera project.  Read more...

New Steward Orientation

09/10/2016 - 08:00AM

Location: Gateway Trailhead

Become a Steward! Combine your love for the Preserve with your support of the Preserve! We offer classes on the 2nd Saturday of the Month at the Gateway Trailhead during our main 2016-17 season. You must register in advance.  Read more...

CLT Meeting

09/13/2016 - 06:00PM

Location: Florence Ely Nelson Center

Steward leaders for each McDowell Sonoran Conservancy program meet to discuss and coordinate issues involving stewardship. Interested stewards are encouraged to attend and participate.  Read more...

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