Springs Restoration in the Whetstones

Kartchner Caverns State Park 2980 AZ-90, Benson, AZ

McGrew Spring is a shady, secluded oasis in southern Arizona's Whetstone Mountains. Closed to the public, the spring is more than two miles from any other water source and is a favorite haunt of coatis, black bears, mountain lions, coyotes, and birds. Unfortunately, in recent years, the spring has become overtaken by an invasive plant...
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Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal

Aravaipa Canyon - East / The Nature Conservancy Guesthouse Klondyke, AZ

Come join us in the beautiful Aravaipa Canyon Preserve this fall for a fun and meaningful weekend with other volunteers. We'll be continuing work to remove invasive vinca along the banks of the creek.

Celebrate: Festival de las Islas del Cielo

Plaza Principal — Moctezuma, Sonora

This Oct. 14-15 the town of Moctezuma, Sonora, will host the first Festival of the Sky Islands. Come join us and help celebrate our region’s incredible biodiversity and culture. This event has been a great collaborative effort between environmental organizations including Sky Island Alliance, local groups, and the community of Moctezuma. There will be tables...
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Join the Challenge: Help Document Our Dark Skies

Virtual

Join us for this special event in appreciation of the spectacular dark skies of the Sky Islands. We'll explain how artificial lighting threatens the nocturnal environment that wildlife need to thrive. We’ll also explain how you can step outside after the webinar and collect a simple measurement of how dark the sky is above you.

Arizona Border Briefing

Virtual

Join us for a briefing on the state of Arizona's illegal plan to barricade more of the U.S.-Mexico border with shipping containers on federal land. The newest container drop site is on Coronado National Forest land in the southern Huachuca Mountains and right in the heart of our Border Wildlife Study. Our Program Director Emily...
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Festival in Esqueda, Sonora

Esqueda, Sonora — Centro de Usos Multiples and Plaza Principal

This Nov. 24-25 the town of Esqueda, Sonora, will host its first annual conservation festival. So come join us and help celebrate our region's biodiversity and culture in a beautiful setting in the heart of the Sky Islands.

Sky Island Alliance Happy Hour

Westbound 267 South Avenida del Convento #12, Tucson, AZ

Take a break from holiday cooking and join us this Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, for a relaxed happy hour gathering at Tucson’s Westbound — just west of downtown in the MSA Annex. We’ll be celebrating each other and all we’ve accomplished this year in the Sky Islands.

Women Move Mountains

Virtual

On Dec. 9, Mountain Sentinels and Canadian Mountain Network are hosting a free two-hour online event called "Women Move Mountains" to celebrate diverse women leaders (including our very own Executive Director Louise Misztal) in mountain conservation, recreation, and advocacy. The event will take the form of a panel discussion with Q&A. Last year the event...
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FotoFauna 2022 Photo Contest

Virtual

Join us for a holiday happy hour to celebrate some of the best wildlife photos from FotoFauna in 2022! Sky Island Alliance staff are busy choosing their favorite photographs in various categories including “Best Action Shot,” “True Love,” “Young of the Year,” “Neighborhood Watch,” and more. We need your help to pick the top photos by...
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Arizona Border Update

Virtual

Ring in the new year with us as we discuss the evolving situation with the state of Arizona's illegal shipping-container wall on the Coronado National Forest. Our Program Director Emily Burns and Dinah Bear, legal expert and co-founder of the Border Coalition, will host the virtual talk, followed by a Q&A. We’ll be celebrating the...
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