The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday. All interested hikers are invited. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.
When: Check current schedule
Where: Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations.
Info: 520-417-6960. For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega
Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in the preserve and surrounding national forest. Southwestern specialties such as painted redstarts and magnificent hummingbirds share the canyon with many other animals, including black bears, Chiricahua leopard frogs, and dozens of species of butterflies. The canyon is also home to more than 400 species of plants, from tiny mosses to towering firs.
When: 9 a.m.
Where: 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission: $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 free. No admission charge the first Saturday of each month.
Info: 520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website
Up to ten species of hummingbirds use the San Pedro River as a freeway between their tropical winter retreats and northern nesting grounds. Get a close-up look at these tiny travelers as staff and volunteers from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory capture, band, measure, and release them as part of long-term studies of the bird life of this internationally important migration route.
When: 4-6 p.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission: Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, or visit www.sabo.org