Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition Invites Public to Meet Houdini the Harris Hawk

This Saturday, the Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition will sponsor a special presentation for the entire family at the Outdoor Resource Center (Garden Center) Memorial Park at 3105 Grant Avenue in El Paso.

Houdini the Harris Hawk from the El Paso Zoo will make a special appearance as part of a new series of family programs CDEC is planning on Saturday mornings. The presentations will start Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Each presentation will be 20 minutes in length and include a question and answer session.

According to the news release, “The Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition (CDEC)  is a group of people who care about our desert and want to help others understand it’s amazing natural and cultural history.”

CDEC helps to organize and sponsor educational and discovery events like the program at the Outdoor Resource Center, the Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta at Tom Mays Park, a Habitat Certification program that encourages people to landscape with native Chihuahuan Desert plants and the Chihuahuan Desert Club.

 For more information on upcoming events and how to become a member visit