• Sonoran Desert at Organ Pipe NM

    Organ Pipe Cactus

    National Monument Arizona

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75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Public is invited to

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument's

75th Anniversary

April 14, 2012

Celebration activities held at the

Kris Eggle Visitor Center

2:30 Flag Ceremony

2:35 Welcome by Superintendent Lee Baiza

2:45 Guest Speaker: Bill Broyles

author of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument;Where Edges Meet

Guest Speaker: Ned Norris

Chairman for the O'Odham Nation

3:30 Closing remarks by Superintendent Lee Baiza

3:45 Ballet Folklorico de Ajo

4:15 Viewing of the new exhibits

The entrance fee for the monument is waived for the day. For more information call 520-387-6846 ext. 7302.

Former and current employees are invited to an all employee reunion after the celebration. Call 520-387-6849 ext. 7502 for more information and to make reservations for dinner.

Did You Know?

Endangered Sonoran Pronghorn

The Sonoran Pronghorn is a critically endangered species that calls Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument home for part of the year. With less than 60 animals left in the United States, our wilderness provides important habitat for this beautiful animal's survival. More...