Join the Ramsey Canyon CBC on Friday, Dec. 16

Many of you have participated in the Ramsey Canyon Christmas Bird Count (RCCBC) in prior years.  During the 2013 count, 108 participants documented 147 bird species.  We have decided to revive the RCCBC this year, with some changes to past counts.

The 2016 count date will be Friday, December 16th.  Karen LeMay will be the point of contact for organizing teams and fielding questions.  Please respond directly to Karen LeMay by sending email to karenlemay@cox.net or by calling (520) 378-3262.

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Ranger-led Events at Coronado National Memorial

Coronado National Memorial has announced the return of free, ranger-guided programs in the park. Late winter and early spring are ideal seasons to join park rangers fora hike to explore the natural and cultural history of the park. Mild daytime temperatures ensure comfortable hiking conditions in the park’s oak woodlands and mountainous terrain. All programs are free of charge, and no reservations are necessary.  Check out the calendar of events: www.nps.gov/coro/planyourvisit/calendar.htm.

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Join us for Friends Rendezvous Oct. 17

2015 Rendezvous InviteGet to know your fellow volunteers and members at the Friends Rendezvous!

We are planning a rendezvous of our volunteers and members on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Meet before 10:30 am at Fairbank Historic Townsite.  See the Contact Us page of the website for map and directions to Fairbank.

Check out the renovations as the Schoolhouse Annex and the Fairbank Library. Gift certificates will be awarded to our most dedicated volunteers! Lunch with beverages provided!  BBQ chicken or pulled pork from Café Roka.  Please bring a side dish, salad, or dessert to share along with your own plate and utensils.

See the event flyer for details.  Please RSVP!!! Email fspr@sanpedroriver.org or call (520) 459-2555.  We need to plan lunch for everyone attending!

Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Tucson

Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Advance Tickets can be purchased at the Tucson Audubon Nature Shop!: $8
Day Of: $10

At the Loft Cinema

The Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection is proud to once again be hosting The Wild and Scenic Film Festival! This event is a collection of films from the annual festival held each January in Nevada City, CA. Wild & Scenic focuses on films which speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet.

Tucson Audubon will have music, local conservation organizations tabling, and a fabulous raffle with unique items from local sponsors. Join them for this memorable and inspiring event! Visit www.sonorandesert.org for more information.