Nature in Your Neighborhood Field Trips provide K-8 students with hands-on nature and ecology lessons that support classroom curriculum and align with Arizona state science standards. Each field trip includes three interactive, STEM-based stations, focusing on these topics:
- Birds of Arizona
- Mammals of Arizona
- Plants for Birds
Program fee: $5 per student, $3 per chaperone, teachers free. Field Trips run from January-April and September-December, Tuesdays-Fridays, 9am-12 noon (times are flexible). For more info contact Emily Martell at 602-468-6470 x125.
Urban Hummingbird in-class presentation
This exciting and interactive in-class, standards-aligned experience focuses on local hummingbirds and sparks inquiry by connecting students with nature. Visits include an interactive presentation by an Audubon naturalist and one hummingbird box containing a feeder and monitoring instructions, a game, an identification guide and more! Classes are also invited to follow up with a field trip to the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center. Urban Hummingbird in-class presentation fee: $100. For more information contact Emily Martell at 602-468-6470 x125.
Want to learn more about what you can do to help hummingbirds and other pollinators? Check out our Native Plants for Native Birds page!