The SaddleBrooke Nature Club (SBNC) kicked off the new year with a presentation by Hubert Parker of the Tucson Wildlife Center on Monday, January 8. The Center is the ONLY wildlife rescue hospital in Southern Arizona taking in sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Its hospital is available 24/7/365, and free to residents of Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Parker explained their work from intake to release by following different wildlife patients and pointing out the challenges. The organization is funded only through donations and grants. SBNC is planning a field trip to the Tucson Wildlife Center to see firsthand how this great organization saves our diverse wildlife. Become a member and join us on similar field trips in the future.

The next SBNC presentation will be about Rainwater Harvesting by the Watershed Management Group in Tucson and will be held at 4 p.m. in the DesertView Theatre on February 12. Visitors are welcome.

The Nature Club offers presentations, unique field trips and picnics for its members. It also donates to some of the organizations that provide presentations for the club. To learn more, visit us online at Membership forms can be found at the bottom of the home page.

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