Education & Outreach Programs

Part of the mission of the Research Ranch is to inform interested individuals and groups about the ecology of the ranch and surrounding areas, and to share methods for safeguarding this sensitive and disappearing bioregion. This is done both at the Ranch and at other sites. Workshops, seminars, a monthly (almost) presentation series, field trips, and this website are all designed to help humans coexist with the rest of nature. Experts in geology, plant identification, zoology, hydrology, astronomy, landscape design, FireWise principles, and other topics share their expertise in various programs at the Research Ranch. The Research Ranch staff members also present programs to civic groups, clubs, and in classrooms, and participate in regional forums.
 

Potluck & Presentations - Living Gently on the Land
Education & Outreach Programs

Potluck and Presentation Living Gently on the Land

Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch Living Gently on the Land Potluck and Presentation Educational Series events are scheduled the 2nd Saturday each month September through May each year (with the exception of December). Come join us, bring a friend and a dish to share.

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Science on the Sonoita Plain
Education & Outreach Programs

Science on the Sonoita Plain

The Science on the Sonoita Plain Symposium is held annually to share results of scientific investigations and land management activities that are occurring within the upper watersheds of Cienega Creek, Sonoita Creek, and the Babocomari River. The SOSP symposium encourages exchange among scientists, land managers, local landowners and citizens about the unique and diverse resources of the Sonoita Plain. Sponsored by: Cienega Watershed Partnership and National Audubon Society with Support from Partnering Organization: The Nature Conservancy and Bureau of Land Management

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Appleton-Whittell Christmas Bird Count (AWCBC)
Education & Outreach Programs

Appleton-Whittell Christmas Bird Count (AWCBC)

This seasons Christmas Bird Count is right around the corner. The Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch CBC will be held on Wednesday January 3, 2018. If you are interested in participating email Suzanne Wilcox through the link listed below.

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