Program Coordinator job with FSPR

The Friends of the San Pedro River are recruiting for the new position of Program Coordinator (see job description).  The person hired will perform a variety of duties:  administrative support to the officers of the organization; represent the Friends in meetings with other private organizations or government agencies; and, prepare and deliver youth education programs.  This position has been funded for a year and may be renewed depending upon resources available.  Details concerning the position are to be found in the job description below.  Interested parties should contact the Friends of the San Pedro at (520) 459-2555 or send a resume to fspr@sanpedroriver.org.  The closing date for resume submissions is 15 April 2015.

Volunteer at Fairbank Schoolhouse!

Fairbank Schoolhouse

Fairbank Schoolhouse

It’s so isolated out there! It’s too far! It’s too boring! Those are reasons I hear from volunteers about not working at the Schoolhouse. I find them pretty amazing because I have found the volunteering there to be fascinating, peaceful, and a great learning experience. I have met people from all over the world there, and they all love to talk. It is fun to watch the kids that come in and decide to play school. They are so excited! And the adults are really impressed with our museum displays and our new brochure.   Continue reading

San Pedro River – through a geologist’s eyes

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The San Pedro River at Fairbank

The San Pedro River at Fairbank

The San Pedro River is Arizona’s last undammed river. Joe Cook and his colleagues at the Arizona Geological Survey recently mapped the extent of Holocene channel and floodplain alluvium there. This 122-mile map story from the US-Mexico Frontier to Winkelman, Arizona, shows you the San Pedro River Valley as seen through the eyes of a geologist.

View the story map of the San Pedro River!