08/26/2014 - 05:30PM
Location: Arabian Library
RANCHING IN THE McDOWELLS. Ranching was an important contributor to the social and economic growth of the McDowell Mountain region. This session highlights the ranches and the ranchers who shaped the history of the area. The colorful owners, the Mexican and American cowboys, and their sturdy cattle all contribute to the story of one of our area’s (and Arizona’s) primary industries. Read more...
09/13/2014 - 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 2014-15 season. You must register in advance. Read more...
09/18/2014 - 05:00PM
Location: Gateway trailhead conference room
This orientation will introduce you to the McDowell Sonoran Field Institute, the citizen science program, current research projects, and how you can get involved. Meet stewards involved in the program. Read more...
09/20/2014 - 12:00AM
This year the McDowell Sonoran Field Institute will hold the first butterfly count on the Preserve. Everyone is welcomed – training is available and beginners will be paired with experts. Join in this national effort to track and monitor butterflies. Read more...