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Sonoran Desert Region
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The Conservation Education & Science Department conducts the educational and scientific functions of the Museum and is a hub for research, education and conservation of the Sonoran Desert Region.

The CESD activities range from on-grounds and outreach education programs for school children and adults, to conducting ecological research in the Sonoran Desert region and advising museum staff, other conservation organizations, and the public on scientific and educational matters.

The Conservation Education & Science Department is characterized by:

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