Patagonia spring

Protect Patagonia Springs and Creeks From Mining

December 14, 2023

Hundreds of springs in southern Arizona’s Patagonia Mountains, as well as the wildlife that depend on them, are at risk. A mining company called South32 seeks to develop a new…
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Illustration of Mt. Wrightson in the Santa Ritas by Julia Bass.

Belmont University Class Creates Sky Island Art

December 12, 2023

Guest blog by Dan Brawner, associate professor of Design & Illustration at Belmont University’s Watkins College of Art Inspired by conversations with Sarah J. Love, who gave a Coffee Break…
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Canelo Hills tracking

How to Make the Most of Charitable Giving

November 16, 2023

Guest Blog by Shannon M. Derksen, Esq. As year’s end approaches, our to-do lists often become longer. And certain goals easily get pushed down the line. In this blog, my hope…
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Norma Villagómez-Márquez

Mujeres Fronterizas #6: Norma Villagómez-Márquez

Subscribe: Spotify / Apple Podcasts In this episode of “Mujeres Fronterizas,” SIA board member Christian Aguilar Murrieta interviews Dr. Norma Villagómez-Márquez about her experience growing up in the borderlands and…
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Valeria Moreno Gutierrez

Drawing Contest: 2nd Festival of the Sky Islands

November 6, 2023

One of the many highlights from this year’s Festival of the Sky Islands, held recently in Moctezuma, Sonora, was the annual drawing contest. The prompt: Draw your favorite natural landscape…
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Moctezuma festival

Photo Gallery: 2nd Festival of the Sky Islands

November 2, 2023

On Oct. 26-27, Sky Island Alliance joined several other binational organizations, student groups, and government institutions for the second annual Festival of the Sky Islands in Moctezuma, Sonora. Thanks to…
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Wildlife ofrenda

An Offering for Día de los Muertos

October 27, 2023

We at Sky Island Alliance recently had the opportunity to honor wildlife killed at the U.S.-Mexico border wall by creating a Día de los Muertos ofrenda, or altar, on display…
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Huachuca roads

A First Experience With Road Rewilding Surveys

Guest Blog by Eric Aldrich How excited was I to learn about Sky Island Alliance’s new campaign to survey decommissioned roads in the Coronado National Forest? Answer: stoked. This project…
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Saguaro volunteers

Join the Next Saguaro Stewardship Experience

October 19, 2023

Following the success of the program’s launch this past spring, Sky Island Alliance and Saguaro National Park are teaming up again for the Saguaro Stewardship Experience — a six-part series…
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Jimmy Gribbin

A Farewell for Now From SIA’s Jimmy Gribbin

Dear SIA family — I hope this message finds you all in good health and high spirits. Today, I find myself writing a farewell note, a message that is both…
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