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Web Links, Sonoran Desert

Birding & Bird Guiding

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Solipaso Tours - Birding in Mexico

Solipaso is a small, owner-operated birdwatching tour company offering custom, high quality birding trips to avian rich states of Mexico.

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Southwest Wings Birding Festival

The mission of the Southwest Wings Birding Festival is to promote environmental education, nature-based tourism and the protection of urban and rural habitat, through lectures, workshops, field trips and exhibits.

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Stuart Healy Western Bird Guide

Whether you're just getting started in birding, or you're an experienced birder looking for a few hard-to-find species, my goal is the same -- to help you find, learn about and enjoy the birds of Arizona and the West.

Museums & Gardens

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place!

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Desert Botanical Garden

The Garden's commitment to the community is to advance excellence in education, research, exhibition, and conservation of desert plants of the world with emphasis on the Southwestern United States.

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Tohono Chul Park

The Park's mission is to enrich people's lives by providing them the opportunity to find peace and inspiration in a place of beauty, to experience the wonders of the Sonoran Desert, and to gain knowledge of the natural and cultural heritage of this region. Tohono Chul Park is the Southwest center where nature, art, and culture connect. Ramble through winding nature trails and gardens.

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Tucson Botanical Gardens

Tucked away in the heart of the city, Tucson Botanical Gardens is a 5 1/2 acre collection of 16 specialty gardens.

National Parks

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Pinacate Biosphere

Pinacate National Park and Biosphere Reserve is a 770-square-mile (2,000-square-kilometer) volcanic field in the Sonora province of Mexico, near the Arizona border. This web site provides a satelite photo.

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Saguaro National Park

Enormous cacti, silhouetted by the setting sun, for most of us the Giant Saguaro is the universal symbol of the American West. And yet, these majestic plants are only found in a small portion of the United States. Saguaro National Park protects some of the most impressive forests of these sub-tropical giants, on the edge of the modern City of Tucson.

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument celebrates the life and landscape of the Sonoran Desert. In this desert wilderness, you may drive a lonely road, hike a backcountry trail, camp beneath a clear desert sky, marvel at magnificent cactus, or soak in the warmth and beauty of the Southwest.

Books & Maps

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Southwest Treasure Hunters Gem & Minerals 3RD Edition

This provides a links to a book about Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals at

Plants & Minerals

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This web site provides information on Cacti. The CactiForum is a great place to share and learn with other Cactus enthusiasts.

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Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society, Inc. (TCSS)

The Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society, Inc. (TCSS) is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3)tax-exempt organization dedicated to education, information, conservation and discoveries about cacti and succulent plants. Our monthly programs feature knowledgeable individuals who can educate you and help you understand more about these fascinating plants.

Organization & Groups

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La Ruta de Sonora

La Ruta de Sonora Ecotourism Association is your gateway to the unique Sonoran Desert ecosystem that encompasses the shores of the Sea of Cortez, the verdant wetlands of the Colorado River Delta, stark vistas of the Pinacate volcanoes.

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New River Wetlands

The New River was formed in the early 1900s when the Colorado River flooded. An international river, it originates 20 miles south of the Mexican border meanderingthrough agricultural fields until reaching its destination, the Salton Sea.

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