MaryAnn Capehart, from the Water Wise Program, UA Cooperative Extension, Cochise County She will speak on how to visualize the watersheds in the topography of Cochise County. She will also comment on watershed moments in conservation in Cochise County, and discuss things we all can do to preserve our watersheds for the future.
Rick Romea, Birding Expert In this class, we will start to develop a common language to describe bird vocalizations, using examples from common southwest birds. Then we will introduce some of the simple tricks that take the mystery out of birding by ear, including: name-saying, mneumonics and memory tricks, cadence and sound quality tip-offs, sound-alike birds, […]
Colleen Crowlie, author There are hundreds of walls in Old Bisbee because it was built in a canyon. In the early twentieth century thousands of miners came to work in the copper mines and built walls to hold up their homes on the steep hillsides. The walls are all unique. Now Bisbee is an arts community and many artists have […]
Bob Luce, Wildlife biologist, writer, and photographer Bob will present images of the spectacular scenery along the San Pedro River during the four seasons of the year, share images of some of the many native birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians that inhabit the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, and discuss the present and future […]
Take a beautiful drive up Carr Canyon Road to Carr House and join Mike Foster, Carr House host, to learn more about the plants of the Huachuca Mountains. Mike’s presentation will start with a short video about many of the plant species in the Madrean Evergreen Woodlands surrounding Carr House. You’ll learn about the “sky islands” of […]
Jeff Babson, Sky Island Tours Southern Arizona is home to a variety of small carnivores, including Northern Raccoon, Ringtail, Gray Fox, Ocelot, to name a few. This talk explores the diversity and life history of these wonderful mammals.
Doug Ripley, Arizona Native Plant Society President Doug will provide an illustrated presentation describing the flora, fauna, plant communities, and geology of the Dragoon Mountains. Particular emphasis will be on the over 700 species of vascular plants he has identified during a ten year study of the Dragoon flora and comparisons of it with those […]
Angeles Emory, Local Gardener and Plant Expert Angeles will share her knowledge and recipes using edible desert plants. You will be invited to have a small taste of some of these foods.
Jillian Cowles, Biologist and Author The southwestern United States is home to a rich diversity of amazing arachnids. Among their ranks are the tough, the resourceful, the beautiful, and the dangerous. Getting to know these small neighbors which share our planet (and sometimes our homes) is immensely rewarding and never dull.
Mike Foster, Videographer and Carr House Host Mike will show how the Aztec/Catholic holiday is celebrated in cemeteries just across the international border and more extended places in Mexico. Learn more about this holiday through traditional breads and beverages with accompanying videos and discussions.