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Fall Road Cleanup and Felliz Paseos Park Cleanup, Saturday, October 27, 2018  
Meet at 8:00 AM, corner of Trails End Road and Camino de Oeste. Wear a long sleeve shirt, long pants, gloves, hat, sunscreen.

Pot Luck and General Members Meeting to follow Road Cleanup and Park Cleanup at 10:00 am.
All welcome! Pot Luck/Members Meeting will be held at the home of Donna and Bob Snyder, 1661 N Placita Tuberia off of Trails End Road. Please bring a dish to share for about 8 people. Our guest speaker will be Fernando Molina from the Tucson Water Department. The formal presentation will be about 30 minutes with some time after for questions.

Candidates for the Gates Pass Area Neighborhood Association board are needed.  If you would like to serve our neighborhood association and make some new friends please contact Gary Kordosky at g.kordosky@gmail.com 

Mule deer crossing Saguaro National Park West, Tucson Mountains, AZ. 

​Photo courtesy of Mochi Gregurich.

Slow Down - WATCH OUT FOR WILDLIFE CROSSING OUR ROADS!

Looking east from the Gates Pass Area Neighborhood

Detailed caption information in "Wildlife Neighbors, Tucson Mountains, Arizona" is from Steven J. Phillips and Patricia Wentworth Comus, editors. A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, Tucson, Arizona and University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California, and London, England.


Wildlife Neighbors, Tucson Mountains, AZ (GPANA.info) at https://www.GPANA.info/home. The text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. The photographs are copyright by the photographers with all rights reserved.

Wildlife Neighbors, Tucson Mountains, Arizona

We are not alone in the Sonoran Desert. Our wildlife neighbors adapted to life in arid lands long before we arrived. We can learn from them and respect their right to continue to live in peace.

Mule deer crossing Saguaro National Park West, Tucson Mountains, AZ.
Desert tortoise

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Desert tortoise pauses feeding to check out what's coming. These mostly solitary tortoises of the Sonora Desert live on rocky hillsides. They utilize existing crevices and depressions for shelter. The population is limited by available sites. Photo courtesy of Roger Carpenter.