HIKE the WHITE TANK MOUNTAIN REGIONAL PARK WATERFALL TRAIL, 9-11am, Thursday, February 28, meet at the Visitor Center just outside the park, limited to 24 people; $15 fee (covers park entrance fee).
Join White Tank Mountain Regional Park Ranger Justin Williams, on a hike back in time to the petroglyph Plaza and the Waterfall trail. This 2-mile hike provides an opportunity to see petroglyphs and other artifacts and learn about the archaeological history and animals and plants of the area. Plan to arrive by 8:45 am and wear hiking shoes/boots, bring water, binoculars and your camera. If you want to stay for lunch in the park, pack a picnic basket and enjoy the park after the hike. Bring binoculars, camera, water, a walking stick and wear closed toed shoes. Meet outside the park entrance, at the Visitor Center/Library. The class fee includes the park entrance fee.
Instructor Justin Williams, Justin received an associate degree in Math/Biology/Health at Adirondack Community College and transferred to SUNY Potsdam College to complete a degree in Bio/Chemistry with a concentration in Hepatology, Ecology, Animal Behavior, Dendrology, Botany, and Microbiology. Once he graduated he transferred to University of Southern Mississippi at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory. After moving to Arizona, he worked at Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium and trained and fed the animals as well as did outreach programs and the local news with many different animals such as mountain lions, lizards, snakes, skunks. His passion is to take people on the journey of what characteristics to look for on the plant or animal to help identify it. he enjoys nature and exploring the Sonoran Desert with people who share similar passions; and he says, “on top of that I get paid for it!”