field trips
guided hikes, facility tours, wanderings

Field Trip #1: Zircons & Elevation Markers

Date: March 6th, 2022
Location: Santa Catalina Mountains, Catalina Highway from the Tucson basin to the peak of Mt. Lemmon

  • Experiencing Elevation “Are We High Yet?”, psychogeographic exercise led by Erik Schmahl
  • Geologic primer w/ guest Zachary Michels SEM Lab Manager/Arizona LaserChron Center
  • Geologic poetry/art selections compiled by Loren Klyne and Maria Renée Johnson

    Field Trip #2: Deep Tree Time

    Date: April 17th, 2022
    Location: Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, Bryant Bannister Tree-Ring Building, University of Arizona

    • Dendrochronology Primer - climate history and abiotic systems read through biotic system of trees w/ guest Paul Sheppard
    • Laboratory of Tree Ring Research Facility Tour w/ guest Janice Gallagher

    Field Trip #3: Sky Tide Pools

    Date: May 1st, 2022
    Location: Madera Canyon, Santa Rita Mountains

    • Plant Walk & Talk led by ecologist Jack Dash
    • “Becoming Animal” movement exercises led by Kimi Eisele
    • Flora poetry selections compiled by Loren Klyne

    Field Trip #4: Finding Histories

    Date: May 29th, 2022
    Location: Santa Catalina Mountains, Gordon Hirabayashi Campground to Sycamore Reservoir [hike, 4 mi]

    • Arizona’s Geographies of Incarceration, guided itinerary by Scott Larson
    • Documentation/Storytelling methods & activities by SNAG