Maricopa County Parks and Recreation



Arthropods Among Us at Night: BLack Rock Short Loop FULL

Saturday, October 30, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
White Tank Mountain Regional Park
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85355

(602) 506-2930 ext. 5

Arthropods-creatures with exoskeletons, segmented bodies and jointed appendages, are abundant and active throughout the year within the park. Please bring water and a UV Flashlight. Click on program title for more details.

Arthropods include mites, ticks, scorpions, spiders and insects.  84% of all known animal species are Arthropods! Join Entomologist Jack Jenkins and Ranger J.D at Area 4 near the Blackrock Trailhead as we find some interesting members of this fascinating group.


Important Notes:

Bring a mask. Although this is an outdoor program, frequent stops may be made so the ranger an explain or highlight items along the trail(s). Masks will be required during these stops. Masks are also required in restrooms and the nature center. 

Physical distancing. Observe the CDC’s minimum recommended physical distancing of six (6) feet from others at all times. Share the trail and warn other trail users of your presence as you pass.

Personal hygiene. Follow the CDC’s guidance on personal hygiene prior to visiting parks or trails.

Other. Do not use parks or trails if you are exhibiting symptoms. If you sneeze while recreating on a trail, please sneeze into your elbow to avoid the spread of germs

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