Field Notes

White-tailed deer

Reflexionando sobre nuestro trabajo en la frontera en 2022

December 21, 2022

Read in English Fue todo un año en la frontera entre Sonora y Arizona. Desde las enormes lluvias de verano que reverdecieron los pastizales de la zona hasta un muro…
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White-tailed deer

Reflecting on Our Work at the Border in 2022

Leer en español It was quite a year on the border between Sonora and Arizona. From huge summer rains that greened up the area’s grasslands to an illegal shipping-container wall…
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White-tailed deer

Highlights From Our 3rd Annual FotoFauna Contest

December 15, 2022

On Dec. 15, 2022, we hosted our 3rd annual FotoFauna Contest, in which Sky Island Alliance supporters voted on best photos captured by our volunteers’ remote cameras. Watch the recording…
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Sonoran Desert Nutcracker

Cascanueces del desierto de Sonora 2022

December 13, 2022

Read in English Cada año, nuestra directora de programas Emily Burns hace un video de momentos destacados de la vida silvestre en su patio trasero y luego le pone música…
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Sonoran Desert Nutcracker

Sonoran Desert Nutcracker 2022

Leer en español Every year our Program Director Emily Burns makes a highlights video of wildlife in her backyard and then sets it to music from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker.” We hope…
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Shipping containers

Arizona Border Briefing

November 1, 2022

On Oct. 5, 2022, shipping containers were first observed on federal land within the Coronado National Forest in the southern Huachuca Mountains — right in the heart of our Border…
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Milky Way

Ayuda a documentar cielos oscuros, Oct. 17-26

October 3, 2022

Read in English Tenemos un desafío divertido para ti que consiste en salir al aire libre a finales de este mes y tomar una medida simple de qué tan oscuro…
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Milky Way

Join the Challenge: Help Document Dark Skies, Oct. 17-26

Leer en español We’ve got a fun challenge for you that involves going outdoors and taking a simple measurement of how dark the sky is around you. Our goal is…
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Agua Caliente Trail

Caminatas en las Islas del Cielo: Agua Caliente Hill

August 12, 2022

Read in English Lo siguiente es parte de una serie de caminatas recomendadas en las Islas del Cielo. Cuídate, diviértete y no dejes rastro.  En la esquina noreste de Tucson, el…
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Agua Caliente Trail

Sky Island Hikes: Agua Caliente Hill

Leer en español  The following is part of a series of recommended hikes in the Sky Islands — be safe, have fun, and leave no trace. In the northeast corner…
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