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Latest News

12th Annual Tour de Scottsdale

The 12th Annual Tour de Scottsdale will be held on Sunday, October 11th at DC Ranch. Read more »

4th of July

It's time to celebrate America's birthday! Have a spectacular 4th of July weekend but be safe! The Preserve will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 4th. A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU to all the stewards who are participating in the Fire Watch. We appreciate your help to keep the Preserve safe. Read more »

City and Conservancy Receive Award

McDowell Sonoran Preserve and McDowell Sonoran Conservancy receive national honor. It took an inspired network of citizens to create Scottsdaleā€™s McDowell Sonoran Preserve and a unique public-private partnership to steward the Preserve. That vision and ingenuity are being honored this fall by the American Society of Landscape Architects. The Society will present its Medal of Excellence to the city and the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy on November 9th in Chicago. Read more »

Highlighted Events & Hikes

What Really Covers the Desert- Little Organisms Can Make a Big Difference!

July 15, 2015 5:30 PM  

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Summer Survivor Series - Politics, Planning and Preservation: the Precursors of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve

July 28, 2015 5:30 PM  

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