Spotlight

  • Change in Hours

    Monday, August 28, 2017
    Tumamoc Hill Walker Hours Extended and App Created TUCSON, Ariz. — Tumamoc Hill has increasingly become an important destination for Tucsonen’s looking for a great workout and a break from the city. To better accommodate this use, Tumamoc is undertaking a few changes to both enhance the walking experience and preserve the plants, animals, historic structures and scientific research occurring there. Tumamoc is an 860-acre ecological reserve and U.S. National Historic Landmark owned and operated by the University of Arizona in partnership with Pima County. Beginning Monday, Sept. 5, the Universi... Read More
  • A New Director Takes the Stage

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    Benjamin Wilder Named Interim Director of Tumamoc Hill TUCSON, Ariz. — Desert ecologist Benjamin Wilder has been named interim director of Tumamoc Hill, an 860-acre ecological reserve and U.S. National Historic Landmark owned and operated by the University of Arizona. Wilder assumed leadership duties on Oct. 10, succeeding Michael Rosenzweig, who had held the position since 2007. “This is a dream come true for me,” Wilder said. “Tumamoc is truly a shining example of excellence in desert research. I am eager to start working with our partners on the UA campus, the Tucson community, Pima County... Read More

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