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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

    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.

    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.
    Arizona’s Bats: Friday, June 21 • 7:00-9:00 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.

    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. Online registration required.
    Wednesday, July 10 and August 14 • 10:30-11:30 a.m.

    Wondering About the Wild Things
    Naturalist Jeff Babson shares “Moths: Amazing Unseen Diversity” in an informative hour-long talk followed by a Q and A session on any nature topic that you may have been wondering about. If the weather is nice we will be outside, feel free to bring a lawn chair. All ages welcome. Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.
    Friday, July 12 • 7:00-9:00 p.m.

    Moth Workshop
    Moths are one of the most diverse groups of insects on Earth. Closely related to butterflies, moth species outnumber those of butterflies by at least 15:1. This workshop introduces the biology and life cycles of moths. We also explore the tremendous diversity of moths found in southern Arizona. All ages welcome. $10 with membership. $15 Non-member fee. Online registration required.
    Friday, July 26 • 7:00-9:00 p.m.

    Learn your Local Lizards
    During a classroom session, learn about the biology and behavior of lizards, followed by a guided walk in search of whiptail, zebra-tailed, spiny and other local lizards. Binoculars are available for use or bring your own. Ages 12 and up. $10 with membership. $15 Non-member fee. Online registration required.
    Friday, August 2 • 7:30-9:30 a.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.
    Thursday, August 15 • 7:30-9:00 a.m.

    Bat Biology Workshop
    Bats are amazing mammals. They are the only mammals capable of flight, are able to capture small insects in flight in total darkness and are very diverse in species, diet, and lifestyle. Join us for an in-depth presentation of these remarkable, but sometimes misunderstood, creatures. We cover bat diversity, echolocation, diet, migration/hibernation, and other facets of bat biology in preparation for our upcoming outdoor bat programs. All ages welcome. $10 with membership. $15 Non-member fee. Online registration required.
    Friday, August 16 • 7:00-9:00 p.m.
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    3500 W. River Road
    Tucson, AZ 85741

    (520) 724-5000


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