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Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Activities Announcements for additional events and detail (includes other Natural Resources Parks/Events):

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Many programs are free.  Those with a fee are generally only $5/person or you can purchase an annual pass for $50.  To register for a program that requires a fee, go to: http://webcms.pima.gov/government/natural_resources_parks_and_recreation/. and select "Register Now".  If you have any questions, you can email Pima County Environmental Education at:  eeducation@pima.gov

 Programs fill up quickly, so make your reservations soon.

NATURAL WONDERS IN THE PARK (Agua Caliente Park Specific) 
June 2018 & Ranch House Gallery Artists

May 2018

Stargazing Agua Caliente Park

What: Explore the wonder and unfold the mysteries of the night sky.Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers provide an introduction to the night sky and set up telescopes for celestial viewing. Feel free to bring your lawn chair. All ages welcome. Weather permitting.
Date: Saturday, May 19
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.

Dragons and Damsels of Agua Caliente Park

What: Discover the world of dragonflies and damselflies on this guided walk, as we explore the diversity, beauty, and behavior of these ancient and remarkable insects. All ages welcome.
Date: Monday, May 21
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

Nature Stories at Agua Caliente Park

What: Join us outdoors for a nature-themed story hour and art activity.This program is a partnership between Pima County and Tucson Audubon Society. Children ages 2-5 with an adult companion.
Date: Friday, May 25
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.

Saguaros!

What: Discover the world of saguaros on this short guided walk and indoor presentation. We explore the blossoms beauty, traditional uses by the Tohono O'odham, and saguaro's importance as provider of home, food, and shelter for wildlife. All ages welcome.
Date: Saturday, May 26
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

June 2018

Birding Agua Caliente Park

What: Take a guided walk to see a variety of birds such as warblers, flycatchers, hummingbirds, orioles, and vireos. Loaner binoculars available. All ages welcome.
Dates: Every Thursday in June
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

Introduction to Ethnobotany

What: Ethnobotany explores the intersection of people and plants. Join us to investigate past and present plant uses, and enjoy tastings of desert and riparian plants like mesquite. Ages 12 and up.
Date: Saturday, June 9
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: $10 with Membership, Non-Member $15 fee. Online registration required

 Lizards of Agua Caliente Park

What: Join us as we search for whiptail, spiny, ornate tree, and other lizards that roam Agua Caliente Park. Binoculars are available for use or bring your own. All ages welcome.
Dates: Tuesday, June 12 and June 26
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.

Nuts about Nature Preschool Hour at Agua Caliente Park

What: Join us for child-friendly fun as we learn about nature through stories, crafts, and games. Explore a new nature topic each month. Children ages 3-5 with an adult companion.
Date: Friday, June 15
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Children free. Adults free with Membership, Non-Member Adult $5 fee. Online registration required.

Full Moon Wander

What: Join a Pima County naturalist to walk the gentle trails of Agua Caliente Park as the sun sets and the full moon rises. Nature reveals another side in the night hours; there is always something to discover! Dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a flashlight. Ages 12 and up.
Date: Wednesday, June 27
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery

Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749

Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Hours: November - April: Wednesday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; May-October: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

May 12 - June 13: Birds of a Feather: A visual portrait alphabet of regional birds, painted in acrylic and gesso by artist Wil Taylor. All ages welcome.

June 16 - July 18: Arizona wildlife, landscapes and flowers portrayed in watercolors and graphite drawings by artist Fiona Lovelock. All ages welcome.

Other Activities

Audubon Nature Shop Hours:  Call for specific hours -- Phone: (520) 760-7881.