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Our popular Steward Development hikes beautifully complement the Natural History lectures and are presented as a field course by the Natural History lecturers. They are open to attendees of the lectures (SCC or online, current or past). They are a great way to broaden your experience in these subjects. *Prerequisite: Lecture/Online- Geology/Desert Ecology: 11/23/14- Geology- Browns Ranch Trailhead 8 am 11/30/14- Desert Ecology - 104th and Quartz- 8 am *Prerequisite: Lecture- Flora/Fauna 12/07/14- Flora and Fauna- LDW 8am Read more »
The October issue of The Field Institute Insider, the McDowell Sonoran Field Institute's quarterly newsletter, is now available for download! Read up on all the latest research and citizen science activity! Click here to download your copy. Read more »
Steward Only: Learn more about current steward training, stewardship 2020, and the current direction of MSC's vision and mission. Date: Monday, December 6 Time: 6 pm Location: McDowell Center (MMRRd and Paradise) Read more »
Join us for the full lecture of Human History of the McDowells presented by Len Marcisz, master steward and chairman of the Arizona Historical Society. The McDowells have been home to ancient civilizations, soldiers/indians, miners/ranchers, even a plane crash or two. Come learn about those who lived here before us... Always a popular lecture, Seats are limited. Please pre-register by email at : firstname.lastname@example.org Read more »