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National Parks Store: Saguaro Story


Join Doris Evans for this entertaining program that follows the life of a saguaro, from tiny seedling to flowering, arm growth, and beyond.

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How old is that saguaro? Who made the holes in that cactus? How many arms can they grow? How tall can they be? These are questions commonly asked as folks observe the desert giant—our magnificent icon of the Sonoran Desert. This entertaining program follows the life of a saguaro, from tiny seedling to flowering, arm growth, and beyond. The role of saguaro in the desert is also examined, featuring their ability to survive in a desert environment, association with animals and people, and finally, their role in death. Special emphasis is placed on the relationships of birds and saguaros.

 Doris Evans taught elementary grades in the Tucson Unified School District and in a small school for park employees in Big Bend National Park, Texas. She has also held environmental education positions as Curator of Education Resource Teacher with the Tucson Unified School District.

Presentations at 12 PM & 2 PM.



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Event Tags: animals, Arizona, educational, free, nature, presentation, Sonoran Desert, Tucson

Date:
Saturday, August 20
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Place:
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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Contact:
520-622-6014
Cost:
Free
To reserve seats, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours, beginning one week prior to the event.

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