When: Monday, Mar 2, 11:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $55.00 includes lunch
Instructor: David Yetman has been a research social scientist at the Southwest Center of the University of Arizona since 1992, specializing in peoples and ecology of northwest Mexico and the southwestern United States.
The saguaro, with its great size and characteristic shape has become the emblem of the Sonoran Desert of southwestern Arizona and northwestern Mexico. The largest and tallest cactus in the United States, it is both familiar and an object of fascination and curiosity. Join David Yetman for an exploration of the natural history of this enduring and iconic desert plant. From the saguaro’s role in Sonoran Desert ecology to its adaptations to the desert climate and its sacred place in Indigenous culture, you’ll learn all you need to know about the saguaro, maybe.
Register for Food for Thought – The Saguaro: Fact, Fiction and Folklore
Online registration has been closed for this class. Please call (520) 777-5817 for availability.