Calling all birding lovers. The Tucson Audubon Society has a Labor Day weekend event with you in mind.
When: August 30 – September 2, 2013 –Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon – 8 AM
Where: Q Ranch / Mogollon Rim / Tonto National Forest
On Friday, carpool (requires high clearance vehicles) to historic Q Ranch where 150 species of birds have been identified. Expect lots of other natural beauty, including post-monsoon wildflowers and dragonflies. See dark clear night skies at 5,600 feet with plenty of stars. Combine birding with brief hikes to nearby scenic and historic locations. Tour the 1,000-year-old Q Ranch Mogollon Culture Pueblo ruins. Depart ranch Monday after early birding and brunch. Q Ranch has no land line, is a poor cell phone zone but has WiFi. All meals are included.
$135/person/day for shared room (link up sharers if possible). $200/person/day for single room
Full online or check payment due by July 31, 2013 .
Riders pay $50 each for drivers’ gas cost. Limited to 12 people total. No out-of-the-way departures and returns – you must be able to carpool from and return to Tucson or Phoenix and ride in someone elses vehicle.
For reservations and more info: contact trip leader Steve Buck (email@example.com). Birding leader at ranch: Ken Furtado (firstname.lastname@example.org)