Staff Highlight: Georgina Waller

January 6, 2020

Georgina Waller: Development Assistant Favorite place in Sky Islands? The area of the Sky Islands that I am most familiar with is the Patagonia Mountain range. The reason is the…
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Friday Creature Feature: Desert Cottontail

January 3, 2020

Continuing our lagomorph series of creature features, this week we are leaving the hares and go to the other group, the rabbits!   Rabbits and Jackrabbits are genetic cousins but are…
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Snow in the Sky Islands  

January 1, 2020

Winter is here in Southern Arizona. The mornings are frosty, and the winter rains brings needed moisture to the ground.  If you’ve lived in the region for any length of time, you’ll…
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Top 10 Wildlife Photos of 2019

December 31, 2019

During the course of 2019, Sky Island Alliance has collected 9600 photos of wildlife, 6645 of those came from cameras within 5 miles of the Border. This data was collected…
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Friday Creature Feature: Black-tailed Jackrabbit

December 27, 2019

Last week we highlighted the antelope jackrabbit (Lepus alleni). This week we will cover the other Lepus species that we get on our cameras, the Black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus). You…
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Happy Winter Solstice!

December 21, 2019

Happy Winter Solstice! While the true solstice isn’t until 9:15 PM tonight, we can celebrate all day today! The solstice occurs when the North Pole is farthest from the sun….
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Friday Creature Feature: Antelope Jackrabbit

December 20, 2019

Surprisingly many species in the southwest are understudied, and the antelope jackrabbit (Lepus alleni) is one of them. Found only in Arizona and Northwestern Mexico. The antelope jackrabbits live in…
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Join the Sky Island Crew! Looking for a Conservation Manager

December 18, 2019

Are you a personable professional with a hunger for solving big problems? Do you love working in a collaborative team setting with a balance between field and office-based work? Are…
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2018 Annual Report Now Available

We are happy to announce that our 2018 Annual Report is now available online. Please enjoy: Click here to view the Sky Island Alliance 2018 Annual Report   Click HERE…
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Friday Creature Feature: Badger

December 13, 2019

The badger, also known as the American badger (Taxidea taxus) are a member of the weasel family. They have tan and grey bodies, and a distinctive black and white striped…
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