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Sunday Afternoon Fun in the Preserve
02.18.2018 03.00PM
Brown’s Ranch Trailhead Arizona Game and Fish Department Reptiles - Scottsdale
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Sunday Afternoon Fun in the Preserve

Scottsdale, Arizona – If you would like to experience a FREE Sunday afternoon learning adventure with your family, you can take advantage of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy’s free talks in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. At Family Sonoran Sunday events, you can enjoy expert speakers on various Sonoran Desert topics, and interact with crawling, slithering, feathered, or cuddly friends that speakers sometimes bring along. The talks take place in shaded amphitheaters with bench seating at the Gateway Trailhead Amphitheater and the Brown’s Ranch Trailhead Amphitheater. They occur at 3 p.m. on most of the first and third Sundays during the cooler months and last for 45 minutes to one hour. If time permits, you can take a leisurely walk along the nearby accessible, interpretive trails before or after the talk. If the opportunity arises, you can introduce your visiting friends and relatives to a unique desert experience.

February 18 Brown’s Ranch Trailhead Arizona Game and Fish Department Reptiles

Please check the Family Sonoran Sundays schedule on the Conservancy website at

www.mcdowellsonoran.org for last minute updates.

About the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy

The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy is the City of Scottsdale’s primary partner in providing volunteer services to the 30,500-acre Preserve, one of the largest urban preserves in the nation. Conservancy volunteer serve as trailhead hosts, patrol trails, perform trail maintenance projects, lead guided hikes, conduct educational programs and other activities in the Preserve. The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Field Institute, the Conservancy’s research arm, conducts and coordinates scientific research focused on sustainability of the Preserve.

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy

Paul Staker, Interim Executive Director

Office: (480) 998-7971, ext. 103

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