“Wild in the City” Garden Tour

posted Tuesday, February 19, 2008        

Saturday, April 12, 2008
11:00 amto4:00 pm

“Wild in the City” Garden Tour
Save the date: Saturday, April 12, 2008

Do you want to recreate your yard as native wildlife habitat in the city? Learn to grow native! Attend the Arizona Native Plant Society’s tour of six gardens, including:

• Gardens for butterfly, moth and other pollinators
• Backyard ponds for native frogs and fish
• Native desert tortoise foods and the tortoise adoption program
• How to create lizard habitat in your yard
• Native desert and riparian bird habitat

Meet with experienced owners and wildlife experts on this self-guided tour.
Hear about Tucson Audubon’s urban wildife restoration effort, and see how you
can reconnect your yard to larger wildlife spaces in Pima County.

You can buy tickets the day of the event at the Nature Conservancy campus at 1510 E. Fort Lowell, anytime after 11 noon on Saturday. The event runs until four p.m. A tour fee ($6 for individuals, or $10 per group of two or more) covers the costs of plant lists for each site.

Additional information is posted at the AZNPS website: http://aznps.org/chapters/tucson.html

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