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Living With Nature Monthly Program

Tucson Audubon's Living With Nature Monthly Programs entertain, inform, and educate. Expert guest speakers give timely presentations on birds, birding, and habitat conservation and other environmental issues that affect the health of birds. These free educational programs are open to the public, all are welcome! No reservation is necessary.


TUCSON - October through May (none in February), second Monday of the month, 6:00 pm--7:30 pm
Tucson lectures are held at the Pima Community College Downtown Campus in the Amethyst Room.

David_Pearsons_BookNovember 16--Monday 6:00 PM
My Favorite Birding Areas On The Seven Continents
With Dr. David Pearson

The book "Global Birding" was published by National Geographic Society to answer the question, "Where is your favorite birding spot in the world?" Pearson wrote the personal experience vignettes for each site in the book. He will present his favorite places on each continent and explore the questions birders should ask if they are planning to bird exotic sites.



GREEN VALLEY - November through April, first Saturday of the month, 10:00 am--11:00 am
In Green Valley, the lectures are held at Green Valley Recreation's Desert Hills Social Center, 2980 Camino del Sol.

GRHA_JBurnsNovember 7--Saturday 10:00 AM
Light Pollution Along the San Pedro River
With Dr. Eric Craine

The environmental impacts of artificial light at night are of increasing interest to scientists, environmentalists, and community planners. It is now understood that the very large scale, relatively recent conversion to brightly lit nights has measurable effects on both humans and wildlife. Birds are potentially sensitive barometers of the effects of light at night, and in this presentation we will look at their responses to artificial light, as well as new techniques for measuring light in the night time environment. Image by Jim Burns.


ORO VALLEY - Nov. 14, Jan. 23, March 19. 10:00--11:00 am
In Oro Valley, the lectures are held at WNPA Western National Parks Association 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Oro Valley, AZ 85755 

November 14--Saturday 10:00 AM
Birds and Climate Change
With Tice Supplee

Join Tice, the Audubon Arizona Director of Bird Conservation, for a presentation of Audubon's seven year scientific study behind how climate change is becoming the number one threat to North American birds. Learn where potential habitat "strongholds" for birds are located in our state and how you can join Audubon in local actions that can make a difference for the future of our birds and for us.