This video describes the importance of San Pedro River and Riparian area and makes a case and plea for conservation. For more information about this important project visit the Friends of the San Pedro River.
Video Courtesy: Mike MacNeel The Raptor Free Flight Program at the Desert Museum starts in October when the weather starts to cool down. It usually ends mid-April. They do not fly the birds in the hot weather May through September. … Continue reading
Tohono Chul Park features several garden habitats and demonstration gardens, galleries and shops, educating people about the southwest desert.Continue reading
A Docent at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum talks about the King Snake, one of our desert reptiles.Continue reading
A docent at the desert museum talks about the Saguaro Cactus. Enjoy a walk about the extraordinary sourrounding and learn about the wonders of the Sonoran desert from knowledgeable volunteers.Continue reading
A docent at the Desert Museum talks about the fierce little Kestrel. This is one of four videos featuring docents from the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Southern Arizona’s jewel in the desert.Continue reading
An interview with a naturalist at the Sabino Canyon Recreation area. Dan Granger talks about the birds, wildlife, hikes and more. … Continue reading
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About 2 miles down the road from the Desert Museum is the Saguaro National Park Visitors Center. I know this is odd, but there are two Saguaro National Parks – East & West. In between is Metropolitan Tucson. If you only have time to visit one, go West. Pictured here is an unusual rainy day in April. Most Tucsonans wish we had a few more rainy days. Six inches in spring and six inches during the monsoon season is supposed to be normal. We haven’t had normal in years. We have family living in the Northwest. They just laugh when we talk about our drought. They say they will send us all the water we’re willing to pay for. Suggestion: get directions and a map at the visitors center. Then head out to explore the most exquisite desert in the world. Picnic at the Signal Hill picnic area and walk … Continue reading