Field Notes

Welcome Scott Wilbor, Conservation Science Director

November 15, 2016

I am thrilled to announce that Scott Wilbor has joined the Sky Island Alliance team as our Conservation Science Director. Scott brings years of experience working as a conservation biologist…
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Some post-election thoughts and reasons for hope

November 11, 2016

Following the election, I sent the message below to Sky Island Alliance staff and board members. I’m sharing it with you now, hoping the message brings you encouragement too. Whatever…
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Happy Trails Jessica!

October 25, 2016

We are sad to announce that after 10 years of dedicated service at Sky Island Alliance, Jessica Moreno has decided to move on to new adventures on October 31. Many…
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This lonely pine flycatcher built her nest at Aliso Spring in 2016, credit Jennie Duberstein

Pine flycatcher—harbinger of climate change, ray of hope for adaptation

October 4, 2016

By Louise Misztal Five years ago I wrote—in the pages of this very newsletter—about the effects of climate change that were already visible in the Sky Islands and that the…
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Call to action: Help protect this Mexican reserve important to wildlife!

September 13, 2016

Leer en Español A recent blog post from Sky Island Alliance board member Juan Carlos Bravo makes a strong call to action to protect the Ajos-Bavispe Natural Protected Area in…
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¡Ayuda a proteger esta Reserva Mexicana de gran importancia para la fauna silvestre!

Read this in English Un reciente post del miembro de la mesa directiva de Sky Island Alliance, Juan Carlos Bravo, hizo un fuerte llamado a la acción para proteger el…
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La importancia de la hermandad—¡para nuestros parques!

August 26, 2016

English text below Son finales de febrero, el último día de nuestra reunión de parques hermanos del 2015. Estoy de pie en el borde de uno de los puntos de…
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Documentando Atropello de Animales en México

English text below. El monitoreo de Atropello de Animales no es divertido. Es desgarrador ver a un coyote juguetón, tejón solitario, o a una majestuosa lechuza sin vida a un…
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Los voluntarios duplican nuestro impacto

English text below Este año Sky Island Alliance celebra su 25 aniversario, y mirando hacia atrás en todo lo que hemos logrado es evidente que no estaríamos donde estamos sin…
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Dejando nuestra huella en las Islas Serranas del Norte de México

English text below El compromiso de Sky Island Alliance (SIA) hacia la colaboración binacional con socios en México ha sido importante desde que la organización fue fundada en 1991. Hace…
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