Oracle State Park
Saturday, September 9, 2017 3:00 pm.
Join a Talk and Walk with plant specialist, Hilary Cox. Meet in the Kannally Ranch House living room for a 45-minute Ppowerpoint slide how to learn more about the National Phenology Program that allows public participation in scientific research, connecting people with nature to benefit our changing planet.
Phenology refers to key seasonal changes in plants and animals from year to year – such as flowering, emergence of insects and migration of birds – especially their timing and relationship with weather and climate. Park visitors can help monitor seasonal changes and add observations to the national database. There will be an optional short group trail walk following the presentation, to participate in a “Phenology Bingo” activity, and special prize for the winner. Reservation preferred, free with park admission.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Star Party and Dark Sky Special Event
Join us at Oracle State Park, an International Dark Sky Park, for a guest speaker, live music, telescope raffle and star party! This fun event will culminate with a stunning view of the night sky over the park!
September 01, 2018
Star Party at Oracle State Park
The Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association has graciously provided 10 of their high quality telescopes for this Star Party event! Astronomers will be on site to answer questions and discuss the elements of the night sky as darkness descends.