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    • Time: 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    Walk: Stroll the Cactus Garden and identify the most common hazards hidden in the desert, uncover survival strategies of native plants and animals, and acquire practical tips to ensure your safety. Wheelchair accessible

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    Kangaroo Rat: Super Survivor

    • Time: 3:15 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Every Thursday Weekly from 09/22/2016 to 12/15/2016

    Walk: Learn about the remarkable behavioral and physical adaptations these rodents possess that allow them to survive harsh desert environments.

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    Living With Giants

    • Time: 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Talk: The saguaro celebrates events and faces challenges throughout its life. A biologist explains how it provides shelter and substance for wildlife, when it flowers, its' growth patters, and how it fights for survival.

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    Cactus Caravan

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Friday, September 23, 2016

    Auto Tour: Begin your exploration of the Cactus Forest Drive with a park ranger and become familiar with some of the common cacti. A great introduction to the park! Wheelchair accessible.

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    Lizards are Hot, Lizards are Cool

    • Time: 3:15 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Friday, September 23, 2016

    Talk: Lizards are small denizens of the desert that are a critical component to our desert community. Find out what it means when they do pushups or exhibit other odd behaviors. Wheelchair accessible

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    CENTENNIAL!

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fees Apply
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Presentation: Celebrate the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary with a tour through time. We'll share history and scenery from every corner of the country, going back 100 years and more!

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    Desert Dragons

    • Time: 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Talk: What's a desert dragon? Clue: it's not a bearded dragon and google isn't going to help much.

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    • Time: 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (Oeste) Centro de Visitas
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Platica: A veces referido como el cerdo del desierto, averigue porque el jabli no es un cerdo.

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    Javelina: Our Desert Neighbors

    • Time: 2:15 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Talk: Sometimes referred to as the "desert pig", the javelina is not a pig at all. Learn about this intriguing creature and how it survives in the arid environment. Wheelchair accessible.

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    Living With Giants

    • Time: 3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Talk: A biologist explains how it provides shelter and substance for wildlife; when it flowers; its growth patterns; and how it fights for survival against drought. lightning, frost, and other dangers. Wheelchair accessible.

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    Play Sonoran Bingo!

    • Time: 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Learn about the plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert while njoying a rousing version of Bingo!

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    Sonoran Lifestyles

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Monday, September 26, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly from 09/26/2016 to 12/26/2016

    Guided Walk: Join a park naturalist on this 2-hr, 1-mile walk to discover how plants and animals adapt to life in the desert.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    Presentation/Talk: The summer heat and humidity bring the mighty and sometimes destructive monsoon rain.

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    Mountain Lions: Beyond the Myth

    • Time: 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    Talk: Envision a puma stalking its prey, then uncover the true nature of this elusive but essential predator. Misunderstood, maligned, and nearly eradicated by settlers, the mountain lion remains threatened by human encroachment.

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    Desert Dragons

    • Time: 2:15 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: TMD (West District) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, October 1, 2016

    Talk: What's a desert dragon?

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    The Point of the Matter is Cactus

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, October 1, 2016

    Presentation: Cactus are much more than strange plants and spines. This theater presentation will highlight these survival marvels with a beautiful photo gallery. Wheelchair accessible.

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    Como Pueden Sobrevivir?

    • Time: 12:15 PM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (Oeste) Centro de Visitas
    • Fees: Costo de Entrada al Parque
    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    Charla en espanol donde discutiremos como las plantas y animales del desierto Sonorense se han adaptado a traves de los años para poder sobrevivir y florecer en nuestro unico y duro ambiente.

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    • Time: 3:15 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    Talk: Join a park naturalist for a presentation about the natural history, behaviors, etc. about this colorful creature.

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    A Sticky Situation at Saguaro

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Wednesday, October 5, 2016

    Presentation: Here at Saguaro National Park East we have 20 species of cactus and each is beautiful in its own way, we will see each one in a stunning photo gallery and learn a few uses these plants have to those living here and beyond.

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    Adaptations: Recipe for Survival

    • Time: 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016

    Easy 100-yard Walk: Take a walk in our Cactus Garden Walk to discover some physical and behavioral adaptations of desert plants.

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    How Do They Do It?

    • Time: 3:15 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016

    Walk: Discover how the plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert have asapted to the harsh conditions of this unique environment.

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    • Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016

    Walk: Hear some astonishing reasons about why so few Saguaro seeds make it to fruitition.

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    The Point of the Matter is Cactus

    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    Presentation: Cactus are much more than strange plants and spines. This theater presentation will highlight these survival marvels with a beautiful photo gallery. Wheelchair accessible.

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    Cactus Caravan

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Friday, October 14, 2016

    Auto Tour: Begin your exploration of the Cactus Forest Drive with a park ranger and become familiar with some of the common cacti. A great Introduction to the Park! Wheelchair Accessible

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    Night Walk

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Friday, October 14, 2016

    1 mile guided walk Join a park naturalist for this easy two-hour hike to explore and experience the Sonoran Desert at night.

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    A Sticky Situation at Saguaro

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Presentation: Here at Saguaro National Park East we have 20 species of cactus and each is beautiful in its own way, we will see each one in a stunning photo gallery and learn a few uses these plants have to those living here and beyond.

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    Cactus Garden Walk

    • Time: 11:00 AM,2:00 PM
    • Location: RMD (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Join us in the Cactus Garden to discover the fascinating world of desert plants and the many techniques they use to live here. Wheelchair accessible

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    • Time: 2:15 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Monday, October 17, 2016

    Talk: Learn about some of our most feared and misunderstood arthropods who call this park home.

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    Spiny, Shady, and COOL!

    • Time: 11:15 AM to 11:45 AM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Monday, October 17, 2016

    Walk: Come for a short walk and discover the great variety of cacti that inhabit this unique and fascinating desert.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon District Mountain (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    Presentation/Talk: The summer heat and humidity bring the mighty and sometimes destructive monsoon rain.

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    Star Party

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Thursday, October 20, 2016

    Illustrated Program & Activity Join park naturalists for an introduction to astronomy and a look at the desert night sky.

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3693 S Old Spanish Rd
Tucson , AZ 85730

Phone:

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