ENVIRONMENTMAPPING A WILDERNESS. Mountain bike or hike in the Tumacacori and Atascosa Mountains while contributing to a regional habitat conservation proposal. Join the Sky Island Alliance on Sunday, August 29 and/or 30 in mapping the boundaries of a roadless area for future designation as wilderness. No experience necessary. There is an introductory training session at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 27, at the Water Resources Research Center, 350 N. Campbell Ave. Call Susie at 323-0547 for information.
RECYCLING CENTERS. The following neighborhood drop-off centers are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily: Joaquin Murrieta Park, Mansfield Park, McCormick Park, Morris K. Udall Park, Golf Links Sports Park, Rodeo Park, Kennedy Park, Randolph Park and the Los Reales Landfill. Hours at Los Reales are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For directions and holiday hours, call 791-5085. Multi-material recycling facilities are located at Freidman Recycling, 1825 W. Price Road, near Roger and Romero roads, 696-0660; and Weyerhaeuser Recycling, 5455 Old Nogales Highway, 294-6944. Call the ReThink-It line at 791-5000 for information.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED. The Oracle State Park Center for Environmental Education needs volunteer program guides. The Center offers a hands-on, interactive learning experience for elementary school students, and relies on dedicated voluinteers to help visitors have a meaningful experience. A free, four-week training course is available to prepare volunteers to lead elementary school programs. No experience is necessary, just a love of nature, a desire to share it with others, the ability to hike one mile over moderately easy terrain, and availability on weekdays. Attend the open house on Tuesday, September 1, to learn more. Call (520) 896-2425 for information.
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