2018 Annual Report Now Available

December 18, 2019

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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Rastro de Fauna: Grado

December 15, 2019

Los animales han desarrollado varias formas de locomoción para moverse. Los animales terrestres tienen tres tipos comunes de locomoción: plantígrado, digitígrado y ungulígrado. Puedes ver el tipo de locomoción de…
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Get the special release Sky Island IPA today!

December 14, 2019

Is your next week as full of office parties and holiday gatherings as mine is? Tis the season! This year you can celebrate the amazing Sky Islands and Sky Island…
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Friday Creature Feature: Badger

December 13, 2019

The badger, also known as the American badger (Taxidea taxus) are a member of the weasel family. They have tan and grey bodies, and a distinctive black and white striped…
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Mexican Natural Protected Area: APFF Bavispe

December 11, 2019

Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna (APFF) Bavispe is a 200,900 ha Natural Protected Area in Sonora, Mexico that is scattered across 3 sky islands – Sierra Los Ajos,…
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Staff Highlight: Meagan Bethel

December 9, 2019

Meagan Bethel: Conservation Coordinator Favorite place in Sky Islands? The San Rafael Valley, located south of Sonoita and east of Nogales. It is a valley covered in grasses, with streams…
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Friday Creature Feature: Greater roadrunner

December 6, 2019

The greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) is a striking and culturally famous bird of the southwest, from classic cartoons to local hockey teams. They are a member of the cuckoo family…
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Thank you Bryon Lichtenhan!

December 5, 2019

  In mid-November, Bryon Lichtenhan and I tracked wildlife in the Patagonia Mountains to see which species are walking across the U.S.-Mexico border at this time of year. Bryon steadily…
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