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  • Brandi Fenton Memorial Park Interpretive Programs

    Brandi Fenton Memorial Park
    Visitor Center
    3482 E. River Road
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    Park Hours: Dawn –10:00 p.m.

    All ages are welcome. Online registration for Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Activities is required unless otherwise noted. You may purchase an annual Tours and Outdoor Activities Membership Pass for significant savings on activity registration fees. For information, call (520) 724-5375 or email Environmental Education

    Nuts about Nature Preschool Hour at Brandi Fenton Park
    Join us for child-friendly fun as we learn about nature through stories, crafts, and games. Explore a new nature topic each month. Children ages 3-5 with an adult companion. Children free. Adults free with Membership, Non-Member Adult $5 fee.
    Wednesday, April 17 • 10:30-11:30 a.m.

    Wondering About the Wild Things
    Naturalist Jeff Babson gives an informative hour-long talk followed by a Q and A session on any nature topic that you may have questions about. If the weather is nice, we will be outside, so feel free to bring a lawn chair. All ages welcome. Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.
    Ground Squirrels and Pocket Gophers: Friday, February 15 • 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    Rattlesnakes: Friday, April 19 • 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    Nuts about Nature Preschool Hour at Brandi Fenton Park
    Join us for child-friendly fun as we learn about nature through stories, crafts, and games. Explore a new nature topic each month. Children ages 3-5 with an adult companion. Children free. Adults free with Membership, Non-Member Adult $5 fee.
    Wednesdays, May 15 and June 12 • 10:30-11:30 a.m.

    Wondering About the Wild Things
    Naturalist Jeff Babson gives an informative hour-long talk followed by a Q and A session on any nature topic that you may have questions about. If the weather is nice, we will be outside, so feel free to bring a lawn chair. All ages welcome. Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.
    Lizards: Watchable Wildlife: Friday, May 24 • 7:00-9:00 p.m.
    Arizona’s Bats: Friday, June 21 • 7:00-9:00 p.m.

    Ethnobotany Intro Workshop
    Join us to learn what ethnobotany is and how it is practiced in the Sonoran Desert. The workshop includes a short hike and classroom session with some tastings of native desert foods. Ages 12 and up. $10 with Membership, Non-Member $15 fee. Online registration required.
    Saturday, June 8 • 8:30-11:00 a.m.

    Butterfly Biology Workshop
    Butterflies are the world’s most popular insects. This workshop explores the diversity of butterflies, as well as, their life cycle, the miracle of metamorphosis, foods of adults and caterpillars, migration, and identification. Attracting butterflies to your yard will also be discussed. Ages 12 and up. $10 with Membership, Non-Member $15 fee. Online registration required.
    Saturday, June 15 • 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

    Lizards and Other Critters at Brandi Fenton Park
    Join a naturalist-guided walk in search of lizards, birds, small mammals and other desert wildlife. All ages welcome. Children free. Adults free with Membership, Non-Member Adult $5 fee. Online registration required.
    Saturday, June 22 • 7:30-9:00 a.m.
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    Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

    3500 W. River Road
    Tucson, AZ 85741

    (520) 724-5000


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