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June 2019

Cochise County Watersheds

June 30, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carr House

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.

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July 2019

Introduction to Birding by Ear

July 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carr House

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, and figuring out trillers. 

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Bisbee Walls: Past and Present

July 28, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carr House

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 decorated walls.  Bisbee Walls: Past and Present author, Colleen Crowlie will show a sampling of Bisbee’s finest walls and introduce the masons and artists who have created…

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August 2019

The San Pedro River: A Fragile Oasis in the Desert

August 11, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Carr House

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 impacts of humans on the river.

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Madrean Plants – Hike with Mike

August 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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 the Huachuca Mountains and how plants here more closely resemble those of the Sierra Madre Mountains to the south rather than those of the Rocky…

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