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HIKES

Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, look for birds on an easy, 1- to 2-mile hike around the boardwalk and beyond; for ages 12 and older. Also on Monday, explore geological features on a moderate-to-strenuous, 3-mile hike into Ice Box Canyon; for ages 12 and older. On Tuesday, take a moderate, 3-mile hike along Moenkopi Trail at night under a full moon; for ages 12 and older.

Mount Charleston: On Friday, take a moderate, 4-mile hike into Fletcher Canyon to identify trees and learn how Native Americans utilized them; for ages 12 and older.

Around the Bend Friends: This group of people 50 and older who are involved in hiking and related social activities plans several hikes each week of various difficulty levels, including an easy-to-moderate social hike on Saturdays. To learn more about the group and the hikes that are offered call (702) 823-23255 or visit the club’s website, www.aroundthebendfriends.com.

OTHER PROGRAMS

Red Rock Canyon: On Wednesday, a tabletop presentation, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will teach how the reptiles of Red Rock survive. Also on Wednesday, make a pendant with beads and copper wire in a jewelry workshop for ages 12 and older. On Saturday, children ages 2 to 7 can learn about vertebrates through stories, activities, music and a craft. On Aug. 21, visitors will be introduced to different types of animals that live at Red Rock; from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Visitors Center.

Archaeo-Nevada Society, along with the Bureau of Land Management, seeks volunteers to help with Red Rock Canyon conservation projects. Visit www.archaeonevada.org.

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