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Rare winter storm clouds embrace Mission San José de Tumacácori

Rare winter storm embraces Mission San José de Tumacácori

NPS Photo by Vicki Wolfe

 

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January 21, 2016
Art in the Park
On Saturday, February 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tumacácori will celebrate artistic expression of all kinds with a day of activities for families, neighbors, and visitors from across the world.

January 21, 2016
Transportation Grant from NPF
Tumacácori National Historical Park is one of 113 national parks selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks. These funds will be used to support field trips by subsidizing transportation costs –often cited by schools as the leading barrier to getting students outside.

December 30, 2015
Tumacacori Celebrates Kino’s Legacy with Church, Cattle, and Crops
On Sunday, January 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Tumacácori will celebrate the 325th anniversary of Kino's arrival with a day of activities for families, neighbors, and visitors from across the world.

December 07, 2015
Endangered Fish Rediscovered in Santa Cruz River
After a ten-year absence, an endangered fish species has once again been found in the Santa Cruz River in southern Arizona. Last month the Gila topminnow, a native Arizona species listed under the Endangered Species Act in 1967, was found in the Santa Cruz River near the U.S.-Mexico border during the annual fish survey conducted by the Sonoran Institute, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Friends of the Santa Cruz River, National Park Service and other partners.

September 29, 2015
Family Sleepovers Resume at Tumacacori
Tumacácori will once again offer its popular Family Sleepover program October 24, March 19, and April 2.

September 02, 2015
Tumacacori Full Moon Nights and Starry Saturdays
Beginning with the first Starry Saturday on September 12, Tumacácori National Historical Park will again open its doors to visitors on selected evenings.

September 02, 2015
Every Kid In a Park Initiative
Tumacácori National Historical Park invites all 4th grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House’s new “Every Kid in a Park” program. Beginning September 1, 4th grade students can go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an activity and obtain a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks.

March 11, 2015
Transportation Grant Opportunity for Field Trips to Tumacácori
Teachers in schools within Santa Cruz or Pima Counties can apply for up to $200 to fund the transportation cost of bringing their students to the park for one of these field trips.

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