Join the Sky Island FotoFauna Project: February 2022

Explore the FotoFauna Project Join our wildlife-watching fun & learn more about the species that live in your neighborhood! By joining Sky Island FotoFauna — a growing network of wildlife cameras — you'll help us observe the presence, absence, and seasonal movements of wildlife species throughout the binational Sky Island region. What is FotoFauna? FotoFauna...
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Coffee Break: Get to Know Your Slimy Neighbors—The Desert Snails of Arizona

Register Here! Did you know Arizona has over 200 native species of mollusks? Join us on February 17 for a special Sky Island Coffee Break with Arizona's “Snail Guy,” Jeff Sorensen. Jeff will introduce you to several families of snails (springsnails, talussnails, mountainsnails, and woodlandsnails) that are Species of Greatest Conservation Need across the state....
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Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: March 11 – 13

Aravaipa Canyon - East Aravaipa, AZ

Register Here! Ready to get out of the house? Come join us March 11th – 13th in Aravaipa Canyon Preserve! THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping The Nature Conservancy in Aravaipa Canyon for several years on a variety of projects to increase watershed health along this perennial riparian area. Recently we've teamed up...
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Coffee Break: History of Springs in a Northern Sky Island

Register Here! Springs are natural features in the Sky Islands that provide life-saving water in a very dry place, which has always made them incredibly valuable to people...who have in turn altered springs in ways that are often invisible today. Join us on March 31st at 10 am (Arizona time) to hear Don Swann from...
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Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: April 1 – 3

Aravaipa Canyon - East Aravaipa, AZ

Register Here! Ready to get out of the house? Come join us April 1st - 3rd in Aravaipa Canyon Preserve! THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping The Nature Conservancy in Aravaipa Canyon for several years on a variety of projects to increase watershed health along this perennial riparian area. Recently we've teamed up...
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Sky Island Volunteer Celebration

On Saturday, April 23rd at 10am (Arizona Time) we are excited to honor and celebrate our volunteers! Via Zoom we will express our gratitude for our committed and hardworking volunteers who showed up even in a global pandemic! Over the past year alone, Sky Island Alliance had more than 300 volunteers, who worked almost 7000...
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“American Scar” Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion

Virtual

Sky Island Alliance, Wildlands Network, and Cuenca Los Ojos are leading conservation organizations working across the border in southern Arizona and northern Sonora. Together we invite you to a virtual screening of The New Yorker’s short film, "American Scar," on May 4 at 5 p.m. MST. After watching the 13-minute film, listen to a moderated...
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Free

Come See Us at “Science on the Sonoita Plain”

Sky Island Alliance staff will be at the Science on the Sonoita Plain Symposium on Saturday, May 7. Hosted by the Cienega Watershed Partnership and Friends of Sonoita Creek, this day of events will cover science and engagement across the Cienega and Sonoita Creek watersheds, from Vail to Patagonia and beyond. You're invited to share your...
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Junior Spring Seeker at Agua Caliente Park

Agua Caliente Park 12325 East Roger Road, Tucson, AZ

Bring the whole family to Agua Caliente Park on Saturday, May 14 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Families will be able to pick up a free kids activity booklet to learn about springs, nature, plants, and animals — and why we want to protect our Sky Island springs. Kids can also pledge to be...
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