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Gorgeous Fall Day at Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek, AZ

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Adventures at San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Full Moon Hike- Strawberry Moon- San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Discover the beauty of the Sonoran Desert at night, as we hike under the light from the Strawberry Moon. Join us for a pristine 2.2-mile stroll along the Stargazer Trail. Listen for the sounds of wildlife and explore the night-life atmosphere. The pace of the hike will be relatively mild or slow to help enjoy the surroundings. Flashlights are welcomed.
Date: 6/2/2012
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM Duration: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Ranger Adam 

Desert Edibles – Breakfast at San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Mmmmm! Tasty! What better way to learn about some of the appetizing delicacies of the Sonoran desert than tasting them yourself. Join us inside the cool comfort of the San Tan Visitor Center and be prepared to be amazed, with a delicious sampling of organic foods from your local desert. We will find out what makes a tasty treat in the desert, and what does not. No utensils necessary. Following the class there will be a short (optional) hike to see the edible plants in the wild.
Date: 6/16/2012
Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Duration: 1 hour
Speaker: Ranger Adam

All About Gila Monsters- San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Monsters in the desert? Yes it’s true; Arizona is home to a bumpy, scaly, venomous monster with sharp teeth called the Gila Monster. Join Ranger Adam inside the cool nature center for an exciting talk on these reptiles with a monstrous reputation. Find out where they live, what they like to eat, and how their venom is being used in the medical world as we learn “All about Gila Monsters.”
Date: 7/14/2012
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Duration: 1 hour
Speaker: Ranger Adam



Registration Required: No
Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan/
Contact: (480) 655-5554
Location: San Tan Mountain Regional Park – Visitor Center
6533 W. Phillips Rd.
Queen Creek, AZ 85142

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