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At-Home Activity Insect Egg Hunt

At-Home Activity Insect Egg Hunt

Did you know there are mysterious insect eggs potentially in your backyard? Take a look at these oddly shaped, colorful eggs that might have escaped your notice!  Check out the chart below and see if you can find in your own backyard with your family. Explore our...
Care and Keeping of Saguaros

Care and Keeping of Saguaros

Do you have a saguaro in your yard? Want to learn how to care for them? Here are some helpful tips to make sure your saguaro survives during hot summers. The saguaro cactus is a desert plant that doesn’t need to be connected to drip irrigation. However, they do...
Creating Messages in Nature

Creating Messages in Nature

Have you ever used something other than a pen or pencil to write with? Like a stick or finger to write something in sand? Using nature to write messages can be a fun and environmentally friendly way to connect with others. April is also poetry month so it’s a cool way...
Naturally Dyed Easter Egg Activity

Naturally Dyed Easter Egg Activity

Try this super simple process using food materials that you can source right from your own kitchen. Kids will also love testing out these items to see what color can be unveiled and it’s an earth-friendly way to get in the holiday spirit.   The process is simple:...
Fun Facts about Leaves

Fun Facts about Leaves

How many different leaf shapes can you think of? Did you know that different leaf shapes have different names? For instance, leaves like the ones you see on hibiscus are called cordate which, is a fancy word for “heart-shaped”. Botanists use names like this to help...
 
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April 19 Center for Desert Living Trail will be closed due to construction.
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