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Rincon Group January Program: Land of the Southwest Monsoon
January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rincon Group programs are from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month. They are in the Ward Three Tucson City Council Office, 1510 E. Grant Road. They are free and open to the public. Refreshments are served.
Thursday, January 10, Land of the Southwest Monsoon:
Thunderstorms ring the Tucson Valley most days from early July through mid-September. The Southwest Monsoon, second largest in the world, creates a web of biodiversity that makes the Sonoran Desert the most bio-diverse desert in the world. Moreover, the monsoon not only affects the weather and flora and fauna of southern Arizona but the Grand Canyon, southern Utah, southwestern Colorado and the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. Long-time desert hikers Mitch Stevens and Russell Lowes present the wildlife connectivity between sky-island mountain ranges, rising from one thousand feet to ten thousand-feet-high in elevation, to the Grand Canyon and lands to the north. Come see what makes the land of the southwest monsoon so special.
For more information, contact Keith Bagwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 623-0269, or Meg Weesner at email@example.com or (520) 290-1723.