December 22 Bird Walk
There is no charge for the walks, however, donations are accepted to support docent programs. For more information call 459-2555.
Birding Walks every Sunday
The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as thewaste water treatment plant, is open for bird walks each Sunday morning.
The walks take about 2 hours and are led by docents from SoutheasternArizona Bird Observatory (SABO), Huachuca Audubon Society (HAS) and theFriends of the San Pedro River (FSPR).
The next walks begin at 8 a.m, December 16 and December 23 and depart from the viewing platform inside the EOP. The entrance is located on SR 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway. All tours are FREE, although SABO, HAS and FSPR all accept donations.
The walks are limited to 20 people and are filled on a first come, first served basis. Special walks for large groups and walks on days other than Sunday can be arranged. Contact Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (SABO) at (520) 432-1388 for more information.
San Pedro River Walks
Join docents from the Friends of the San Pedro River on interpretive walks along the river December 15 and December 22. The walk departs from the San Pedro House near Sierra Vista at 9:00am.
The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States. Here you’ll find 82 species of mammals, dozens of reptiles and amphibians and nearly 350 species of birds. It is the last free flowing river in the Southwest and has been designated one of the Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.
There is no charge for the walks, however donations are accepted to support the docent programs. Dress appropriately for the weather, bring drinking water and use sun protection. For more information call (520) 459-2555.
Birders of all levels are invited to participate in upcoming bird walks sponsored by the Friends of the San Pedro River. A walk is scheduled for December 12 and departs from the San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90, Sierra Vista at 8:00 am. There is no charge for the walks, however, donations are accepted. to support docent programs. For more information call 459-2555.