Enjoy Amazing Earth Fest at Pipe Spring
Enjoy Amazing Earthfest at Pipe Spring
Fredonia, AZ -Pipe Spring National Monument is helping celebrate Amazing Earthfest by offering a full pallet of cultural and natural resource programs. Meet special guest Bob Audretsch, retired park ranger and author, who will be discussing his book on the Civilian Conservation Corps in northern Arizona on Tuesday May 14 from noon - 1:30 pm AZ at Pipe Spring, then again from 5:30 to 6:30 pm UT at the Kanab Library. Between St. George, Utah and Fredonia, Arizona alone there were at least 6 CCC camps during the late 1930s, early 1940s.
Below is a full list of programs offered at Pipe Spring from May 12-18:
May 12 - 17 Cultural History Mystery 7:30-9:15am AZ
May 12,13,16,17,18 Water is Life: Desert Hike 7:30-9:15am AZ 3:15-4:30pm AZ
May 12 Crafts of the Kai'va'veets 8-11am AZ
May 12 Animal Adaptations to Desert Ecosystems 12-4:30pm AZ
May 12 Paiute Basketry & Beading 1:15 4:45pm AZ
May 13 Nature Awareness Hike 10-11am AZ 2-3pm AZ
May 13 Animal Adaptations to Desert Ecosystems 1:15-4:45pm AZ
May 14 The Deseret Telegraph 7:30 - 9:45am AZ 3:15 - 4:45pm AZ
May 14 Lizard Life in the Desert 8-11am AZ
May 14 Civilian Conservation Corps in Northern Arizona 12 - 1:30pm AZ
May 15 Kahns and Castles 7:30 - 9:45am AZ 3:15 - 4:45pm AZ
May 15 & 17 Blacksmithing and Stonecutting 12 - 4:30pm AZ
May 15 & 17 Amazing Corvids: Ravens and their Relatives 1:15-4:45pm AZ
May 16 & 18 Blacksmithing and Stonecutting 8- 11am AZ
May 17 Textile Demonstration 8- 11am AZ
May 18 Cultural History Mystery 12 - 4:30pm AZ
Regular entrance fees will apply - $5.00 per person 16 years and older (younger are free) or free with an Interagency pass. Pipe Spring is 15 miles west of Fredonia, AZ on AZ 389 and 45 miles east of Hurricane, UT on UT 59 and AZ 389. For more information call 928-643-7105 or visit www.nps.gov/pisp.
Did You Know?
On January 19, 1854, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adopted the Deseret alphabet. The new alphabet consisted of 38 to 40 characters and was developed mostly by George D. Watt. It was an attempt to help simplify spelling in the English Language.