Outdoor Activities Planned For The Coming Weeks


Bat Night April 29

Join retired AZGFD bat biologist, Nancy Rennison, for an evening of bat watching and listening from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 29 at Green Valley Lake. Learn about these mysterious fliers, how they navigate and capture their insect prey, and listen to their vocalizations.

This event is open to all ages. Fee is $5 for ages 12 and up, children under 12 are admitted free.

Register at the Parks and Recreation office, in Green Valley Park by April 28.

Kids’ fishing classes

Kids in first-fifth and sixth-12th grades can learn age-appropriate fishing techniques from Mark Kile, professional bass fisherman, at Green Valley Lake. Classes will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. for first-fifth grades, and from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. for sixth-12th grades on Wednesday, May 5.

All fishing equipment and bait is provided. Children should bring their own water.

There is limited space available, so register by April 29 at the Parks and Recreation office, 1000 W. Country Club Drive.

Fee is $5 per child.

Fishing benefit

The first Justice McNeely Fishing Tournament, sponsored by the folks at Hat Creek Electric, will be May 1. Registration takes place between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Friday, April 30 at the Roosevelt Lake Cholla Boat Ramp. The fishing starts at daylight the following morning, Saturday, May 1 with weigh-in at 1 p.m.

The entry fee is $75 per boat. Call Mike Greer at (928) 476-4575 for details.


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