This summer the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy (MSC) invites residents to attend a series of lectures at Scottsdale’s Mustang Library showcasing the history and natural resources of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Each lecture is presented by a steward who specializes in a specific natural science.
June 17, 2015
Geological History and Desert Ecology of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve
Where did our beautiful desert come from and how does our flora adapt to our unique environment?
July 15th, 2015
What Really Covers the Desert-Little Organisms Can Make a Big Difference!
Lichens, Moss and Desert Crust
Some of the most common sights in the desert are lichen, desert varnish and soil crust. These organisms have much in common. They are all alive and they have some components that are neither plants nor animals, and living filaments are crucial to their existence.
August 19, 2015
Thriving and Surviving in the Sonoran Desert
Come learn how the Native Americans used desert plants to sustain themselves in the harsh desert environment of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
All lectures will be held 5:30pm-7:30pm at Scottsdale’s Mustang Library located at 10101 North 90th Street, Scottsdale, 85258.
Contact the Sibbach Team to view homes for sale with views of the beautiful McDowell Sonoran Preserve. 480-588-0514