Border BioBlitz

This April, Join the 2023 Border BioBlitz

March 5, 2023

  Since 2018, the Border BioBlitz has been an annual community science effort to record as many species as possible along the U.S.-Mexico border. This year Sky Island Alliance is…
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Evans Canyon

UN-Funded Conservation Project Takes Off in Sonora

February 22, 2023

  In 2022 the United Nations Development Program, Coca-Cola Foundation, and Ayuda en Acción in México launched a call for project proposals to enhance the health of rivers in priority…
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Robert Bullard, the father of environmental justice movement.

Reflecting on Environmental Justice in the U.S. and Mexico

February 9, 2023

  This is the first in a series of reflections on environmental justice from Mariana Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin, a member of Sky Island Alliance’s board of directors. Based in Tucson,…
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The Forever Fund

The Forever Fund: A New Way to Leave a Sky Island Legacy

February 7, 2023

I’m grateful to work for Sky Island Alliance. The work we do and the region we do it in is so special. Six biotic influences meet here, and it’s the…
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Monica Montaño

Sonora Program Continues to Grow With New Role

January 9, 2023

Mónica Montaño joined Sky Island Alliance in 2021 as a summer intern and first started working with us on our wildlife-camera projects. In her current role, she is our full-time…
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UniSierra Agreement

SIA, UniSierra Extend Partnership With New Agreement

December 15, 2022

We couldn’t be more excited to be entering a new level of collaboration with our friends at the Universidad de la Sierra in Moctezuma, Sonora. This past month we met…
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Esqueda festival

Esqueda Festival Marks Another First in Sonora

December 5, 2022

On Nov. 24-25 the town of Esqueda, Sonora, hosted its first conservation festival — a huge success. It was organized by the wildlife club at the University Estatal de Sonora,…
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Maggie Trinkle

Farewell to Maggie Trinkle

November 30, 2022

This November our longtime employee Maggie Trinkle, who served as our chief operations officer, said goodbye to Sky Island Alliance. I’ve had the wonderful pleasure of working alongside Maggie for…
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Border wall painting

A Work of Art Inspired by the Border Wall

November 29, 2022

In August 2022 our Sonoran Springs Specialist Ángel Garcia, originally from Esqueda, Sonora, decided to follow his dream of studying dance and arts in Mexicali, Baja California, for which he…
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Mapping work in the Sky Islands

Photo Gallery: Team Building in Naco, Sonora

November 7, 2022

On Nov. 4 several of our U.S. and Mexico staff met up in Naco, Sonora, for some team building, big-picture planning, and, of course, tasty treats! So much fun. For…
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