Big Lake Howliday Campout Weekend
July 19, 20, and 21, 2013
Join the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project for a fun-filled weekend learning about and celebrating the return of Mexican wolves to the wild. This year marks the 15 year anniversary of the first releases of Mexican wolves back into the wild in the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area. The weekend campout event will also launch our second Paseo del Lobo hike for wolf awareness in the Grand Canyon region.
Where: Apache Trout Campground Fir Group site at Big Lake in the Apache National Forest, Arizona.
When: Friday, July 19, 2013 starting at 3:00 pm through Sunday, July 21st at noon.
Participation is FREE! Weekend registration is required through the registration form below.
Please bring your own personal camping equipment and comfortable clothes for hiking in and appropriate for high elevation weather during the Monsoon season.
Optional Weekend Activities include:
– morning bird walks
– wildlife and wolf tracking workshops with wildlife tracking experts
– a hike to the “Green Fire” site where Aldo Leopold had his epiphany about wolves
– hikes on the Paseo del Lobo trail
– Evening talks by a wildlife biologist that was at the very first release in 1998, wolf activists and conservationist from the U.S. and Mexico, and a director of one of the captive breeding facilities for Mexican wolves.
Please check back to this site for more information and event details as they are updated.
Register at http://www.gcwolfrecovery.org/news-events/special-events (form at the bottom of the page.)