HIKE AND BIRD NEAR HEREFORD BRIDGE
Spring migration begins on the San Pedro River. Join the Friends of the San Pedro River for a special birding hike at the Hereford Bridge Area on March 7 at 8 a.m. Meet at the Hereford Bridge Trailhead parking area on Hereford Road, west side of the river, just south of Hereford Road. For more information, call 459-2555 or visit www.sanpedroriver.org.
TAKE A WALK
ALONG THE RIVER
The Friends of the San Pedro River will conduct interpretive walks along the river Saturdays at 9 a.m. All walks depart from the San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90, east of Sierra Vista at the river.
The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States. Here you’ll find 82 species of mammals, dozens of reptiles and amphibians and nearly 350 species of birds. The river has been designated one of the Last Great Places by The Nature Conservancy.
There is no charge for the walks; however, donations are accepted to support the docent programs. For more information, call 459-2555 or visit the website at sanpedroriver.org.
HIKE OVERSITE CANYON
Join the Muleteam this Saturday for a wooded hike in the SW Huachuca Mountains, about 7 miles total – steep on the last stretch to lunch on a scenic ridge one mile short of Crest Trail junction. Back the same way. The trail is along a spring-fed stream past the old Happy Jack cabin and an old mine site beyond. Bring water and lunch. Back late afternoon. Meet March 7 at 9 a.m. by the Old Bisbee courthouse fountain to carpool. Free, but gas donation is appreciated. For more details contact Brad at 432-2476 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BISBEE FARMERS MARKET
The Bisbee Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Vista Park Plaza in Warren. This week’s music: C.J. Fletcher. Upcoming Events: Fiber Arts Festival on March 28. Earth Day Celebration will be held on April 25 in conjunction with the Bisbee Farmers Market.
Join the National Park Service for a two-hour, one-mile roundtrip moderate hike to Coronado Cave, which includes a 500-foot elevation gain and a steep, 30-foot rocky descent from the cave entrance to the cave floor. The cave interior extends 600 feet in length, with 20-foot ceilings and several crawlways and short passages. Exposed in the beam of a flashlight or headlamp, beautiful formations, such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and columns, each formed by calcite deposits, emerge from the darkness.
Meet March 7 at 10 a.m. at the Coronado National Memorial visitor center. Free. Participants are asked to bring a flashlight or headlamp, extra batteries, gloves, water, a snack and sun protection.
For driving directions and more information call 520-366-5515, ext. 2300.
Every day of the week, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (for 1-2 hours), 4th St & Hillcrest in Warren (behind the GIANT station), volunteers will prepare plots, plant seeds in the greenhouse and do other jobs. Bring gloves, hat, water and your lunch. Contact: 249-5043
AUCTION TO BENEFIT
RELAY FOR LIFE
There will be a Chinese Auction held to raise funds for this year’s Bisbee Relay for Life on March 7 from 1 – 4 p.m. at St. Patrick Church in Old Bisbee. Registration is $2 per auction paddle, multiple paddles may be purchased to increase chances. All bids start at $0.25. Bring a roll of quarters to bid with, we will also have some on hand. Raffle items and free refreshments will be available.
Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m. at Star Tides, 63B Brewery Ave. The Bisbee Earth Day celebration will be April 25 this year. There are so many good projects happening in Bisbee that we would like to help spread the word about them all. Education and information booths will be very welcome. If you have ideas and would like to share in making a positive uplifting connection for Earth Day, please join us. For more information and to sign up for an education booth, call Caryl Marie at 432-7692. Laura Smith, Bisbee Farmers Market manager, will be handling the vendor booths, 236-8409.