Month: February 2023

Sandhill Cranes, A Cacophony of Sounds

Of the Fifteen species of Cranes found worldwide, two species inhabit the United States, the Whooping and Sandhill Cranes. Arizona is host to three different subspecies of Sandhill Cranes that spend the winter in Arizona. They consist of a smaller variety that migrates down… Continue Reading “Sandhill Cranes, A Cacophony of Sounds”

Exploring Southern Arizona: Destination Fort Bowie

Destination: Fort Bowie: 85 Miles and 150 Years from Tucson Looking for a different weekend hike when Sabino Canyon, Mount Lemmon, Madera Canyon and otherlocal hikes are clogged with Winter visitors? A visit to Fort Bowie Historic Park may be a perfect day trip.On… Continue Reading “Exploring Southern Arizona: Destination Fort Bowie”

AZMNA Annual Conference: January 27-28, 2023

Main Blog Written by Jessica Paul, Cohort 4 with design/layout by Deb Petrich, Cohort 1Photos: Izetta Feeny, Chris Robie, Franklin Lane, Linda Doughty, Deb Petrich, Peggy Ollerhead, Dana Hook What does a naturalist have to look forward to when attending an annual conference in… Continue Reading “AZMNA Annual Conference: January 27-28, 2023”

Sonoran Musings: Colossal Cave, a Southeast Gem

Submitted by K. McLin, Cohort 3, February 2023 If you are looking for great views, interesting geological sites, evidence of early inhabitants and nature’s bounty, than a trip to Colossal Cave and it’s riding stable area is the perfect venue.  There is ample parking,… Continue Reading “Sonoran Musings: Colossal Cave, a Southeast Gem”

My Heart Belongs to the Wild Things