Month: March 2022

It must be Spring…. Vultures are back!

Blogpost written by PCMN: Kathleen McLin Black and Turkey Vultures may strike fear into some individuals but to me they are unique, fascinating birds. Their scientific name Cathartes aura is Latin for “ cleansing breeze”. Their bald head prevents carrion from sticking and rotting… Continue Reading “It must be Spring…. Vultures are back!”

Prickly Park and Pima County Native Plant Nursery

Blogpost written by PCMN Peggy O. Members of Cohort 6 of Pima County Master Naturalists (PCMN) attended their first in-person field experience together at Pima Prickly Park on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Dick Wiedhopf, the President of the Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society (TCSS)… Continue Reading “Prickly Park and Pima County Native Plant Nursery”


Southern Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair By Franklin Lane Every year SARSEF conducts a regional science fair for local school, science fair winners.  These students compete for awards in various categories and for an invitation to the National level competition.  For the last three years the regional fair has been virtual.… Continue Reading “SARSEF 2022”