Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
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Flagstaff Arboretum seeks docents for 2010

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Arboretum at Flagstaff is looking for community members who have a deep love of the land and fascination with nature to volunteer during the upcoming year. Docents lead visitors on daily tours of the gardens at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. from April through October. Training begins with an introductory session on Jan. 26 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Docent training classes are held on Tuesday afternoons in February, March, and April and will prepare you to share information about the natural history of the Colorado Plateau with visitors.

A full description of the docent program is available at To register for the training program, please call (928) 774-1442 ext. 110.

The Arboretum at Flagstaff is a botanical garden, research center, and nature preserve dedicated to educating the public about the plants and plant communities of the Colorado Plateau. It is located four miles south of Route 66 on scenic Woody Mountain Road in west Flagstaff. The Arboretum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April through October.

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