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​October 16, 2014 | 2:30 - 4pm

“Rock Art of the Southwest”

This program,  presented  by Native American Naturalist David Morris, will examine the early cultures of the southwest and the rock art they left behind.  Cultures such as the Hohokam, Patayan and the Ancestral Pueblos will be compared and theories about their development and disappearance will be explored.  Attendees can view some examples of the rock art of these cultures and discuss possible interpretations of these ancient designs. Central Arizona College, 805 S. Idaho Rd, Rm F129. Free. Space limited to classroom size.


November 13, 2014 | 2:30 - 4pm

"The Peralta Stones"

Phil Reinhardt, author, lecturer and board member of the Superstition Mountain Historical Society, presents the second program in our lecture series. Phil's interests in mining and mineral development brought him to Wickenburg more than 35 years ago. Central Arizona College, 805 S. Idaho Rd, Rm B126, Free. Space limited to classroom size.




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December 2, 2014 | 2:30 - 4pm

“Desert Birds”

Ever heard a bird and think 'Oh, if only I knew bird sounds'? Learn bird songs with Amy Burnett, Information and Education Program Manager with Arizona Game and Fish. Amy is a lifelong bird watcher and self-proclaimed bird nerd and bird call imitator. In this colorful presentation, we'll focus on birds you're likely to see in your desert backyard, and help you learn to recognize some common, and not so common, winged visitors by key markings and song. Amy will also discuss smartphone apps that can help identify 'mystery birds' in the field. Central Arizona College, 805 S. Idaho Rd, Rm F129. Free. Space limited to classroom size.


December 6, 2014 | 7:15am-3pm

“New Trail Steward Training”

SALT is accepting applications for 25 new trail stewards. Trail Stewards act as educators not enforcers on Silly Mountain, Lost Gold Mine and Hieroglyphic Trails. Contact Carolyn@azsalt.org

for a Trail Steward volunteer description. If interested in becoming a Trail Steward, complete the Volunteer Application Form and indicate your interest as a Trail Steward. Must be preregistered for class. $10 fee for training materials. Application deadline is Nov 24. Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Rd, Multi-Purpose Room.