Spring Nature Walk 2014

Tucson Mountains

FEB 23 UPDATE: Our afternoon was overflowing with peace, Earth connection, scientific discovery, amusement, and healing . . . with a lovely group of souls. CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS OF OUR ADVENTURE.

Join creative nature guide Alyson Greene and botanical educator Dr. Tanya Renner for an enchanting afternoon in the desert.

On our Spring Nature Walk, we will explore the Sonoran desert just west of Gates Pass (by the Tucson Mountains).

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1 – 5 pm.

MEET AT GATES PASS PARKING LOT (From there, we will carpool 5 min. to the trailhead. More details when you register.)

SNR walk

JOIN US TO . . . 

. . . Enjoy a gentle guided walk through the saguaro forest

. . . Learn about the fascinating natural history of your Sonoran desert home

. . . Identify medicinal and edible desert plants & hear their stories

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. . . Create a colorful nature journal of your day (supplies provided, or you may bring your own) – See below for details.

. . . Experience a guided nature meditation

TO BRING: sun hat, sunblock, water, a snack. OPTIONAL: colored pencils, pencil, and/or an unlined journal.

MAY I BRING MY CHILD? Yes, these walks are appropriate for children who enjoy contemplative activities in nature. Feel free to email Alyson if you have specific questions.

NATURE JOURNAL? Alyson will introduce you to the wonder and delight of the nature journal, a special way to experience the natural world. We will enhance our perceptions and insights through simple techniques used through the ages by naturalists, poets, and visual artists. NOTE: No previous visual or verbal artistic skills are required. Part of the magic of the nature journal is that it records your own in-the-moment experiences as a process, a kind of flowing visual mediation in action.

YOUR INSTRUCTORS AND NATURE GUIDES: Please click here to read about Alyson Greene, and please click here to read about Dr. Tanya Renner.

COST: Sliding scale $10 – $15
(Children: $5-10 with an adult)

QUESTIONS?  Click here to email Alyson Greene, or call six-six-eight-four-four-seven-seven.

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REGISTER HERE! (Payment is due on the day of the Spring Nature Walk) 

More detailed driving and parking directions will be emailed upon registration.

**Thank you! **