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October 26
@ 2:00 pm
- 3:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until October 23, 2020

One event on October 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on October 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

$140 – $154

Event Information

Date:
October 26
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$140 – $154
Event Category:
Website:
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Venue:

Arizona – Sonora Desert Museum
2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743 United States
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Phone:
520.883.2702
Website:
https://www.desertmuseum.org/

Host Organization:

Arizona – Sonora Desert Museum
Website:
http://www.desertmuseum.org/

Other

Genre:
Field Sciences, Sustainability & Earth Sciences
Type:
Online, Presentation
Audience:
Adult

Arizona – Sonora Desert Museum: Natural History of the Sonoran Desert

Would you like to be more knowledgeable about the animals, plants and landscape of our desert?

This week-long survey course covers desert ecology, climate, mammals, birds, reptiles, venomous animals, botany, arthropods and geology.  As a special feature we will partake in a webinar providing the latest updates on the endangered Mexican Grey Wolf and its recovery program. In all, there will five lectures, one webinar and two in-person hikes, in which we will observe social distance.

Schedule

Virtual:   Zoom, PowerPoint with some live animals, Q and A time
Weekdays 2:00 – 3:30 pm

October 19th    Introduction to the Sonoran Desert:  Landforms and Biotic Communities
October 20th    Desert Adaptations:  Mammals
October 21st    Wolf Awareness Webinar hosted by Arizona Game and Fish
October 22nd   Arthropods: An Up-close view
October 23rd    Birds:  Flight, Migration, Desert Survival
October 26th    Reptiles: Such Perfect Desert Animals

In-person:  Two simultaneous groups of 9 maximum, each with their own leader
Saturday and Sunday 8:00 – 10:30 am

October 24th    Botany Hike near museum
October 25th    Geology Hike near museum