Conservation Outings

Please join us for these exciting spring events!  Sponsored by the Friends of Verde River


The Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival – April 26 – 29, 2018

The Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival provides a unique recreational experience to anyone interested in the natural world and fosters awareness of the importance of habitat for the enrichment of all life in the Verde Valley. The 17th Annual Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival is April 26th - 29th, is held at Dead Horse Ranch State Park.

Participants can choose from over 50 field trips led by experienced birders. Field trip locations include Sycamore Canyon, Bubbling Ponds Preserve, Dancing Apache Ranch, and Stoneman Lake. Other activities, such as walks along the Verde River Greenway and the Sedona Wetlands, provide a wide array of birding opportunities for every level of birder. Click here for more information and to register. Workshops and trips are filling fast so register today.
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