This Piece of Earth

You can buy a copy of This Piece of Earth ($20) – on-line – or at one of these book shops:

  • Antigone Books, 4th Ave.
  • Tucson Audubon Society Bookstore, at the Historic Y
  • Petroglyphs Gallery in the Lost Barrio (you bet they are open)
  • Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Public lectures in Tumamoc's library

Free. But you must have a reservation.
Call Cynthia Anson, 629-9455 or

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:00 pm
How to Deal with Diverse Predators:
    Horned Lizard Ideas

Wade C. Sherbrooke, Director Emeritus
Southwestern Research Station
American Museum of Natural History
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 6:00 pm
Tumamoc Hill:
    an Island in the Desert Tortoise Landscape

Taylor Edwards, Assistant Staff Scientist,
Genetics Core, University of Arizona
Tuesday, November 12, 2014 6:00 pm
Social and Individual Intelligence:
    Insect Colonies as Models for Organized Societies

Anna Dornhaus , Associate Professor,
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:00 pm
Genetic Connectivity for Southwestern Puma Populations
Melanie Culver, Assistant Professor,
Wildlife and Fisheries Science, University of Arizona
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:00 pm
Living with Rattlesnakes:
    Reconciliation through Science and Education

Matt Goode, Research Scientist,
Wildlife Conservation & Management,
School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Arizona
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 6:00 pm
At Home with Birds in Our Urban Desert:
    Reconciliation Ecology of Cavity-nesters

Jonathan Horst, Restoration Biologist,
Tucson Audubon Society

University classes
Lectures in the Library

Tumamoc (regal horned lizard) snaps up a harvester ant.

 Tumamoc is managed by the University of Arizona College of Science and Pima County, Arizona.