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30TH ANNIVERSARY SUMMER FESTIVAL  
VIRTUAL LECTURE SERIES

COMING SOON

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       Special guest - SCOTT WEIDENSAUL

 SHOWTIMES:  WEDNESDAY AUGUST 4 - SATURDAY AUGUST 21, 2021
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Scott Weidensaul, author of A World on the Wing, looks at the incredible advances that have been made in the study of bird migration and some of the most amazing journeys which some birds make traveling tens of thousands of miles each year. He also reveals some of the terrible obstacles and problems which now face migrating birds, from habitat destruction in Asia to bird catchers in the Mediterranean.

Listen to his specially recorded talk for Southwest Wings by clicking above. 

NEW RELEASES

LIVE PRESENTATIONS

Alvaro Jaramillo

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Birding Fast and Slow

Learning about the brain and how we process birding information, can make birding easier, particularly bird identification.

Wed Aug 4 at 3pm*

Rick Wright

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Arizona Birding Library

What titles are essential to the birder in the American Southwest? 

Rick will help you choose the best, most useful books.

Fri Aug 6 at 3pm*

Mark Hart

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Beware Black Bears

Birders who frequent the backcountry need to be “Bear Aware” - learn about how to stay safe in Bear Country.

Wed Aug 4 at 11am*

Jillian Cowles

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Partnerships & Betrayal

Plants bribe and cheat from insect partners, while the insects pollinate and steal from plants. Explore these dramas, featuring a cast of cacti, bees and ants.

Thu Aug 5 at 11am*

Glenn Minuth

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Volcano basics

Did you know we have volcanoes in Cochise County? Learn the basics about volcanoes and their types. 

Fri Aug 6 at 11am*
* ARIZONA TIME (MST)

COMING SOON

SHOWTIMES:  WEDNESDAY AUGUST 4 - SATURDAY AUGUST 21, 2021
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TIFFANY KERSTEN

Birdie Big Year: Elevating Women Birders
This year Tiffany is on a mission to see 700 birds in the Lower 48 while working to make birding a safer space for women! Learn about about her experience with both the birds and the people.
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AMBER MORIN

Fort Huachuca Sentinel Landscape 

Understanding one of southern Arizona's best-kept conservation and restoration partnerships. Find out what makes the Fort Huachuca Sentinel Landscape unique and why its designation is important.

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ANGÉLINE FAHEY

Outdoor Cats and Birds 

The outdoor cat population is a serious concern for wildlife, so what can we do about it? Find out about the steps Southern Arizona is taking to reduce the overpopulation of free-roaming outdoor cats.

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STEFANY BOLEYN

Birding Kartchner Caverns State Park 

The what, when, where, and why for all things birding at Kartchner Caverns State Park. Most people visit the  Caverns to see the caves or the bats but the park has much more to offer. 

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THANK YOU FOr Your Support!

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Recent Donors: Dutch Nagle, Angel Rutherford, Katherine Zellerbach, Susan Pearson, Joan Powell, Nasrun Mazuli, Mary Ann Capehart,

Dwayne & Marj Longenbaugh, Dee Puff, Melinda Varian, Deanna Sanner, Beth Combs, Patrick Belardo, Karen Sowers