A Farewell Field Trip With UniSierra Volunteers

July 9, 2024

Earlier this summer, in May, SIA visited Rancho Nuevo in Moctezuma, Sonora, where we were accompanied by students from the Universidad de la Sierra. On this occasion, we said goodbye…
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Tubo de lava

Bats of the Moctezuma Lava Tube

In 2016, I had the opportunity to visit one of the most iconic volcanic landscapes in Sonora: El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve. The invitation came from…
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A Spring Seeking Adventure in Sierra Los Ajos

July 8, 2024

From June 12-14, Sky Island Alliance’s Mexico team and interns, along with staff from the Bavispe Flora and Fauna Protection Area, carried out a field trip in Sierra Los Ajos,…
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Swift trail

Sky Island Hikes: An Amble-Scramble Among Mount Graham’s Aspens

June 27, 2024

Guest Blog by Wynne Brown The following is part of a series of recommended Sky Island hikes. Be safe, have fun, and leave no trace. One hundred-and-hot. Yup, that phrase pretty well…
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Black bear in Patagonia Mountains

Protect the Patagonias From Destructive Mining

May 29, 2024

An Australian-based company called South32 is pushing to expand its Hermosa mine onto public land in Arizona’s Patagonia Mountains, and we need your help to stop it.  This area, part…
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Butterfly

Photo Gallery: 2024 Border BioBlitz

May 28, 2024

On May 18, Sky Island Alliance once again joined the annual Border BioBlitz with a special binational event at Cuenca Los Ojos ranch in Sonora and at San Bernardino National…
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Spring cleaning

‘Spring Cleaning’ Weed Removal at Tucson Springs

May 24, 2024

Sky Island Alliance is excited to announce the launch of a new campaign to remove invasive species at nine priority springs in the Tucson area. Over the next three years,…
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Bobcat mom

Celebrating a Bobcat Mom in the Borderlands

May 8, 2024

This year, in honor of Mother’s Day (on May 10 in Mexico and May 12 in the U.S.), we wanted to acknowledge a special bobcat mother who has raised two…
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Road rewilding survey map

FAQ for Coronado Road Decommissioning Project

April 15, 2024

Thanks to all who’ve expressed interest so far in Sky Island Alliance’s collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions regarding the work. Why…
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UniSierra student road trip in Sonora.

Exploring Nature Through the Camera Lens: A Photographic Adventure

April 8, 2024

Guest Blog by Jeny Fernanda Ramos Rascón This blog was made possible thanks to a camera donation during SIA’s 2023 Sonora gear drive. Denia Valencia, Jeny Fernanda Ramos Rascón, and…
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