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Tohono Chul Park, Inc.
Address: 7366 North Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: (520) 742-6455
Fax: (520) 797-1213
Organization Scope: City/Local
Organization Type: Nature Center
Services this organization provides
- Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
- Work on restoration projects
- Natural habitat management
- Wildflower or native habitat display on property
- Provide educational programming
- Open to the public
- Membership program
- Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.
- Propagate native plants
- Native plant sales
Native Plant Focus: The use of arid-adapted plants, xeriscape landscaping and water conservation.
Publications: Desert Corner Journal - Bi-monthly; Trail Guide, Garden Guide, Riparian area guide, Geology Wall guide
Description: Tohono Chul Park is a leading center of desert nature, arts and culture. This oasis in the desert, provides an informative look at the region's fascinating cultural traditions and its even more interesting flora and fauna. The mission of Tohono Chul Park is to enrich people's lives by providing them the opportunity to find peace and inspiration in a place of beauty, to experience the wonders of the Sonoran Desert, and to gain knowledge of the natural and cultural heritage of the region. TCP is a 49 acre desert preserve with nature trails, demonstration and specialty gardens, education programming and art and cultural exhibits pertaining to the Sonoran desert region and promoting the use of arid-adapted plants.Return to List