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Chiles & Chocolate
November 11 - 13
Sample and shop your way through the top chile and chocolate vendors in Arizona.Learn More
Space in Between
Art revolving around themes related to community, craft, immigration, cultural identity, labor practices and sustainability.Learn More
Docents and Guest Guides
Greet guests and share information about the wonders of the desert.Learn More
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At a volunteer recognition event in April, the “Name Game” was presented to volunteers. With a description of the plant and guidelines in place, volunteers were asked to submit potential plant names over the following months.
In October 2015, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released the Red List of Threatened Species. Cacti are now ranked as the fifth most threatened group of living things in the world.
Monarch butterflies are spotted in Arizona between October and April. While monarchs are not in Arizona year round, the state is in the migration path for both the western and eastern populations of monarch butterflies. Annually, these iconic insects set out on a great journey to either California or Mexico.
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