The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, whose mission is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert. The Center for Sonoran Desert Studies conducts the educational and scientific functions of the Museum and is a hub for research, education and conservation of the Sonoran Desert Region. The Center's activities range from on-grounds and outreach education programs for school children and adults, to conducting ecological research in the Sonoran Desert region and advising museum staff, other conservation organizations, and the public on scientific and educational matters. The website has extensive information about desert ecology, environments, animals, and plants, with some content presented in Spanish. There are numerous programs and classes presented, hiking clubs, tours, and activities for Scouts.


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