Educational opportunities provided to adults span a wide breadth of topics from biology, ecology, and social sciences.
The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy offers classes and lectures in the Preserve and in community libraries and classrooms on a variety of topics. Our most comprehensive study of the Sonoran Desert consists of classes in Ecology, Geology, Desert Surfaces, Human History of the McDowells and Flora and Fauna of the Preserve.
Our free public lectures provide in-depth information about various Sonoran Desert topics and are presented by seasoned content experts.
Learn by doing? Our educational hikes utilize the McDowell Sonoran Preserve as a classroom for the Sonoran Desert, covering topics such as human history, flora, fauna, and geology.