Informative speaker series, fun service days and engaging partner workshops. CAZCA hosts a variety of events for our partners and the community to learn, collaborate, and participate in. Are you a partner seeking to share your event with us? Fill out the form!

Desert Defender January Removals

Jan 21, 2021
Join the Desert Defender program on January 21 for a removal event at Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area. Register today and help protect our open spaces!

Speaker Series: A Study of Stinknet

Jan 26, 2021
Join our first speaker series of 2021 with Michael Chamberland from the Maricopa Cooperative Extension Office as we explore this noxious weed. Participate to get updates on our current understanding of stinknet, including fire effects during 2020 and potential treatment options for residents!

January EcoQuest: Seize the Cheese

January 1 - 31, 2021
Find and map as many cheeseweed plants (Malva Parviflora) as possible. An ambiguous leafy green plant, cheeseweed can be found all over metro Phoenix. Growing in January help find this naturalized “weed” with both uses and drawbacks.

Black Canyon Heritage Park Silent Auction

Jan 31, 2021
The fifth annual WinterFest/BookFest at Black Canyon Heritage Park has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19 concerns.

All-Partners Meeting: The Central Arizona Regional Conservation and Open Space Conference

Feb 25, 2021
Join us for the 2021 All-Partners Meeting! Give us feedback, learn about new initiatives, and network with colleagues as we build the basis for the conservation future of Central Arizona.

Desert Defender February Removals

February 2021
Join the Desert Defender program for one of the February removal events occurring at various Maricopa County regional parks. These pulling events will focus on manually removing invasive plants of concern.

Stinknet – Desert Defenders

All Year
Help us find and map as much Stinknet (Oncosiphon piluliferum) as possible using iNaturalist. This plant has spread aggressively both in urban and open spaces. We need you help! Join the Stinknet - Desert Defenders project.

Please contact our partners directly for more information about events tagged “Partner Event”.

CAZCA is an initiative of Desert Botanical Garden. Any donations made to CAZCA must be made through Desert Botanical Garden. You will now be taken to their website to complete this transaction. Thank you!