BIRDING (AND MORE!) AT THE CASA:
Sheri Williamson and Tom Woods from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (www.sabo.org) are again planning to do Hummingbird Banding at the Casa on most Friday afternoons during most of the summer months and into September and October. (Exact dates and times are on their web site: www.sabo.org). And, see our calendar, above, for the dates.
The Hummingbird Banding happens in our back yard on (most, but check the calendar carefully!) Friday afternoons from 4-6pm. Join Tom and Sheri for a great hummingbird experience.
These banding sessions at Casa de San Pedro are free to our resident guests.
For non-resident participants you must pre-register with SABO at their website and attendance is limited.
There is a small charge for participants not staying at the Casa.
COOKING CLASSES AT THE CASA
We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Chef Ginny Durbin from Sierra Vista who will be hosting Fall Cooking Classes/Dinners at the Casa several times this Fall. Ginny worked in the Navy, attending the the culinary demands of the Admirals and Captains, catering their special events. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience and is eager to host these cooking classes at the Casa for our guests.
Dates this Fall:
Saturday, September 29 (Click for Menu). Class and Dinner $55/per person.
Saturday, October 27 (Click for Menu) Class and Dinner $65 per person.
Saturday, November 10 (Click for Menu) Class and Dinner $65/person
Reservations: (888) 257-2050
This is a full weekend program focusing on birds morning and evening, with afternoons free to relax at la Casa or explore the many natural and cultural resources of the area.
Class the first evening will feature an overview of bird behavior including migration, mating, nesting, preening and unusual behaviors.Class the second evening is an interactive program focusing on different elements of observed behavior (flocking, secretiveness, habitat preferences and others), plus bird vocalizations and other sounds. Choose one or both classes below, each $30. Field trips included.
For more detailed information about history tours, special events, stage/arts events, and festivals please click the following links for:
Events in Bisbee, AZ
Events in Sierra Vista, AZ
Huachuca Art Association: Art in the Park - First Weekend in October annually; plus First Sunday Artist Receptions in the SV Mall Gallery monthly 3 - 5 p.m.; and Artist Potluck on the Second Saturday at the Astro Gallery in Hereford (4-6 p.m.)
Nature Walks Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in the preserve and surrounding national forest. Southwestern specialties such as painted redstarts and magnificent hummingbirds share the canyon with many other animals, including black bears, Chiricahua leopard frogs and dozens of species of butterflies. The canyon is also home to more than 400 species of plants, from tiny mosses to towering firs.
Guided walks are on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m. from March 1 to the end of October.
The reserve is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.