Field Notes

Holiday Botany

December 25, 2019

Botanical signs of the holidays abound in the Sky Island region. From mistletoe that puffs out with green sprigs in desert mesquite and palo verde trees. To the many species…
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Staff Highlight: Emma Rocio Fajardo Pulgarin

December 23, 2019

Emma Rocio Fajardo Pulgarin: Community Engagement Program Manager What is your favorite place in the Sky Islands?I have a very special place in my heart for Saguaro National Park, where…
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Happy Winter Solstice!

December 21, 2019

Happy Winter Solstice! While the true solstice isn’t until 9:15 PM tonight, we can celebrate all day today! The solstice occurs when the North Pole is farthest from the sun….
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Friday Creature Feature: Antelope Jackrabbit

December 20, 2019

Surprisingly many species in the southwest are understudied, and the antelope jackrabbit (Lepus alleni) is one of them. Found only in Arizona and Northwestern Mexico. The antelope jackrabbits live in…
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Informe anual del 2018 ahora disponible en línea

December 19, 2019

Nos complace anunciar que nuestro Informe Anual del 2018 ya está disponible en línea. Por favor, disfruta: Haz clic aquí para ver el Informe Anual del 2018 Haz clic AQUÍ…
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Únete al equipo

December 18, 2019

¿Eres bilingüe? ¿Eres un profesional agradable con hambre de resolver grandes problemas? ¿Te encanta trabajar en un entorno de equipo colaborativo con un equilibrio entre el trabajo de campo y el…
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Join the Sky Island Crew! Looking for a Conservation Manager

Are you a personable professional with a hunger for solving big problems? Do you love working in a collaborative team setting with a balance between field and office-based work? Are…
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2018 Annual Report Now Available

We are happy to announce that our 2018 Annual Report is now available online. Please enjoy: Click here to view the Sky Island Alliance 2018 Annual Report   Click HERE…
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Mexican Natural Protected Area: ADVC Rancho Los Fresnos

As we’ve discussed before, the land conservation between the US and Mexico is quite different, so through this series of blog posts, we aim to help you understand Mexico’s land…
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Staff Highlight: Emily Burns

December 16, 2019

Emily Burns: Program Director Favorite place in Sky Islands? The view from Montezuma Pass in the Huachuca Mountains is spectacular. Looking south you can see the amazing sky islands of…
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