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The Pima County Parks Dept. has asked TCSS to collaborate in the development of Desert Haven Natural Resource Park.

On July 29, 2021 several of our volunteers joined the Pima County Nursery staff for a planting event at Desert Haven.
View the August 11th article in the Pima County newsletter

This cooperative effort offers a host of opportunities to advance the TCSS mission.
We are in a brainstorming / planning process here but obvious opportunities include;

        • Demonstration landscape designs using native plants from our rescues
        • Adult educational outreach classes on planning & caring for native plants in a landscape
        • STEM classroom supplementation for local grade schools
        • Signed "nature trails" for native plant ID

We invite members to contribute other ways that we can advance the TCSSW mission of learning, teaching and conservation. What are your thoughts?

Park Description                        Concept Plan

Team Co-leads -         Open -> liaison with local schools - STEM support
                                  Open -> liaison with TCSS adult educational outreach in creating classes for the community
                                  Open -> to be defined

Team Support -          Dick Wiedhopf -> liaison with Pima County Parks Dept.
                                  Open -> to be defined
                                  Open -> to be defined

Connection Support - Open ->

Contact Dick Wiedhopf - email opuntia@comcast.net

Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society (TCSS)

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