Training: Learn How to Become a Sky Island Spring Seeker

Virtual

Join us to learn more about the Spring Seeker program from SIA Habitat Conservation Manager Sarah Truebe. Spring Seeker is a community science program where volunteers can search for springs across southern Arizona and northern Mexico, documenting conditions using a simple smartphone app.

Spring Seeker Field Trip: Huachuca Mountains

Meetup at Pizzeria Mimosa 4755 E. Neapolitan Way, Hereford, AZ

Join us in the field to explore Clark Spring in southern Arizona's Huachuca Mountains. This is an approximately 2-mile round-trip hike at 6,000 feet elevation.

Spring Seeker Field Trip: Patagonia Mountains

Paton Center for Hummingbirds 477 Pennsylvania Ave., Patagonia, AZ

Join us in the field to explore a natural spring in southern Arizona's beautiful Patagonia Mountains. As a group, we’ll decide how to answer the Spring Seeker survey questions, and everyone will get a chance to submit their own surveys and pictures.

Critter Night at Tucson’s Mission Garden

Mission Garden 946 W Mission Lane, Tucson, AZ

Every year in August, Tucson's Mission Garden invites experts from wildlife agencies, local nonprofits, and the University of Arizona to come teach about wildlife in our area. Some groups bring live animals. Join us for this fun, family-friendly night. Free with $5 suggested donation.

Coffee Break: The Forgotten Botanist

Virtual

Join us Sept. 1 for an exciting conversation with independent scholar, editor, poet, and author Wynne Brown, who will share details from Sara Lemmon’s life and work with an emphasis on Sky Island plants.

Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal

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

Want to do something fun and meaningful this Labor Day weekend? Come join us in the beautiful Aravaipa Canyon Preserve. We'll be continuing work to remove invasive vinca along the banks of the creek.

Chiricahua-Peloncillo Heritage Days

Geronimo Event Center 4 Rattlesnake Canyon Road, Rodeo, NM

Join us for this two-day festival full of food, music, and fun in the heart of the Sky Islands. Highlights include a keynote speech from local poet-storyteller Petey Mesquitey, live music, regional field trips, farmer's market, a film screening, and more.

Presentation: Wildlife of the Huachucas

Carr House 1011 E. Carr Canyon Rd., Hereford, Arizona

Join us for this free event hosted by Friends of the Huachuca Mountains — part of a series of talks on the natural and cultural history of the region. Sky Island Alliance Program Director Emily Burns will give a talk on wildlife in the southern Huachucas and our work to protect these species.

Training: Intro to Sky Island FotoFauna

Virtual

Do you love wildlife in the Sky Islands and have a place where you could place a backyard trail camera? This training is for you! Learn FotoFauna basics including selecting and placing a wildlife camera, how to identify different wildlife species, and how to submit your monthly checklist.

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.