Upcoming Watchable Wildlife Events
Here are some exciting upcoming WORLD OF WONDER activities to get you outdoors and engaged with wildlife!
World of Wonder Wildlife Viewing Activities Calendar
Big Horn Sheep Canyon Lake Tour – The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering this unique opportunity to view one of Arizona’s most iconic arid land animals, the desert bighorn sheep, on a 3 hour morning boat tour on Canyon Lake.
More information and to register
Bat workshop at Needle Rock, Tonto National Forest – Arizona is home to 28 species of bats, many of which live and forage in our own backyards. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering this unique chance to see these fascinating creatures up close and learn about their secret lives. Register for the workshop
The summer/fall schedule is being developed for other activities so check back regularly; scheduling can occur quickly.
Other Wildlife Events Occurring Statewide
Wings Over Willcox (January) www.wingsoverwillcox.com
Tres Rios Nature Festival (March) www.tresriosnaturefestival.com
Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival (April) www.birdyverde.org
Fiesta de las Aves/ International Migratory Bird Day (April/ May) http://sabo.org/activities/fiesta-de-las-aves/
Payson Wildlife Fair (May). Call the Mesa, Arizona Game & Fish Department office at 480 981-9400
Ironwood Festival (May) www.tucsonaudubon.org/what-we-do/education/mason/248.html
Bighorn Sheep Natural History Workshop (July). Call the Mesa, Arizona Game & Fish Department office at 480 981-9400
High Country Hummers (July). Call the Pinetop regional office, Arizona Game & Fish Department at 928 367-4281
Southeast Arizona Birding Festival (August) http://www.tucsonaudubon.org/festival.html
Southwest Wings Birding & Nature Festival (August) www.swwings.org
Woodland Wildlife Festival (October) www.pinetoplakesidechamber.com