(Phoenix, AZ - June 8, 2009) - Bible scholar David Oberpriller will teach
botany, history, and scripture as he guides visitors on a relaxing walk
along wheelchair accessible trails through Boyce Thompson Arboretum State
Park. The two-hour tour begins at 8:30am Saturday, June 20.
Oberpriller will point out plants growing at the Arboretum that are
mentioned in the Bible.
Trees of the Arboretum Guided Walk
Sunday, June 21 from 8:30am until 10:30am. The guided walk tours are free
Special guest tour guide Terry Mikel will guide visitors through the
forested areas of the Arboretum. On this leisurely tour visitors will
learn about the towering sycamore and cottonwood trees, native hackberry,
mesquite and many more.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is located three miles west of
historic Superior on U.S. Highway 60 in the shadow of Picket Post
Mountain. Phone 520-689-2723 or visit http://ag.arizona.edu/bta for more
For more information about Arizona State Parks call (602) 542-4174
(outside of the Phoenix metro area call toll-free (800) 285-3703) or visit
Dinghy Digest ®
You may reach Arizona Boating and Watersports at:
480/947-6219 or 619/523-3091
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