Why purchase from the Friends of Madera Canyon Nature Shop?
It's one more way to pledge your financial support
No sales tax -- we're nonprofit
Proceeds support our education programs
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All Friends of Madera Canyon memberships and donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
A History of Madera Canyon (Member Price $4.00) Written by the Friends of Madera Canyon
Updated for the Friends of Madera Canyon 25th Anniversary, this 2012 paperback details the cultural and geological history of Madera Canyon, starting with the canyon's bedrock origin and native peoples, through today's Madera Canyon in the 21st century. It includes sixteen chapters, historic photographs and references for further reading.
A Field Guide to Madera Canyon Wildflowers in the Santa Rita Mountains of Southeastern Arizona (Member Price $15.20) Written & illustrated by Joan W. G. Lewis
Joan Lewis has painted watercolor illustration of 194 species of flowering plants found from Proctor to Josephine Saddle (4450' to 7080'). Species are arranged by flower color, and the flowers and leaves of each species are shown.
The Nature of Madera Canyon (Member Price $15.40) Written by Douglas W. Moore
This well written guide gathers together bits and pieces of Madera Canyon observations and information recorded in many different places and pushes the original investigation a little further. Although not a field guide per se, the book is intended to broaden the perspective of the casual visitor and serve as a reference point for the specialist.
Purchase an annual US Forest Service Pass to Madera Canyon $20.00
The annual pass is good for one year from date of purchase. It will allow you access to Mt. Lemmon (Tucson), South Fork of Cave Creek (Chiricahua Mountains), and Sabino Canyon (Tucson) in addition to Madera Canyon. Display it clearly on your dashboard or by hanging it below you rear-view mirror.
Note: Because of limited supplies and upcoming volunteer staff vacations orders placed here may be delayed two or more weeks. Information on alternative purchase options is available here on the Forest Service site.