Learn how to use desert plants for a variety of ailments. Oil infusions, liniments, tinctures, and ointments made from common plants will be discussed, demonstrated, and created to take home! Fee $35
The rocks of the desert foothills have an incredible geologic story to tell. Take this trip through time with Chad Kwiatkowski, Master of Geology, as he provides insight into the past. Free to all!
This is a follow up class for those who have participated in MEDICINE PLANTS OF THE DESERT. The class includes an in-depth look at the actions desert plants have on living systems. Participants will be involved in making ointments, spritzers and balms Register HERE
Hikes and seminars along the trails of the Spur Cross Recreation Area. Hike to ruins and petroglyphs. Seminars on what our ancestors used for tools, foods, and medicines. Join the DAC as we partner with the Foothills Chapter of the AZ Archeological Society. Free to all!
Amazing Views, Ridgeline hike, views of Four Peaks, Superstitions, and Verde River Basin Leaders: Tammy Teegardin + Peggy Moss Trailhead: Adero Canyon Trailhead 14800 N. Eagle Ridge Drive, Fountain Hills, 85268 Difficulty: moderate to difficult 5-6 mi Elevation gain: mild hills 480ft Bring: MASK, hat, sunscreen, hiking [...]
You can live off the desert if you know what to pick and when. Of course, you need to know what to do with it! Find out as we stroll through Desert Awareness Park in small guided groups for an up close look at the food producing plants. We [...]
Waterfalls, canyons, and cottonwoods, enjoy this watershed hike past mines to a beautiful riparian habitat Leaders: Tammy Teegardin + Peggy Moss Trailhead: Blue Wash Trailhead off of Cave Creek Rd Difficulty: moderate 3.3mi Elevation gain: mild hills 441ft Bring: MASK, hat, sunscreen, hiking poles, sturdy hiking boots, PLENTY of [...]