Arizona Insect Festival at the University of Arizona

Insect Fest 2023! You’re invited to the 11th annual Insect Fest. Sunday October 1, 2023 – 10am to 3pm, ENR2 building on UA campus, 1064 E Lowell St, Tucson, AZ This year’s theme at the Arizona Insect Festival is the big and bold tarantula hawk, Pepsis formosa. Known for its sting, it paralyzes and lays its eggs on tarantulas, providing […]

Fall Plant Sale at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Arboretum 37615 E. Arboretum Way, Superior, AZ, United States

October 13 (Arboretum members), October 14 – 29 (public) See the Boyce Thompson Arboretum website for full details.

Southwest Vegetation Management Association 2023 Conference

In-Person Meeting October 18: 9 AM - 4 PM, Arizona American Italian Club, 7509 North 12th St, Phoenix, AZ Field Trip October 19: 8 AM  -noon, Restoration sites along the Gila River near Phoenix Conference Highlights: Challenges facing vegetation managers in Arizona. Invasive plant removal and management of key problem invaders. Wildfire effects and habitat […]

Fall Plant Sale at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ, United States

October 19 (Garden members) 20 - 22 (public). Reservations required for entry. See the Desert Botanical Garden website for full details.