Field Notes

Friday Fauna Feature: Gila Monster 

March 18, 2022

Written by Aleidys Lopez Romero While our species this week is certainly not the poster-child of “cute and cuddly,” their unique coloration and venomous bites are definitely a showstopper. We…
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Wavy scaly cloakfern

Wavy Scaly Cloakfern

March 15, 2022

When I moved to Arizona and left the coast redwood forest behind, I sadly thought my love affair with ferns was over. I was proven wonderfully wrong almost immediately during…
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Get to Know the Gray Fox

March 9, 2022

Author: Rosalyn Jackson, Sky Island Intern Gray foxes are small mammals native to North and Central America. Their species name, cinereoargenteus, roughly translates to “ashen silver” which appropriately describes their beautiful,…
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Consejos para proteger a los gatos salvajes #3: hablemos de los gatos domésticos

Creemos en un mundo donde los gatos salvajes icónicos prosperan, un mundo donde el personal del parque y las comunidades locales están unidos y brindan un paso seguro para la…
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UofA Campus Camera Trap Set-Up

March 4, 2022

Written by: Micah Kaufmann, Earth Grant Intern A wildlife camera trap has been set up on campus. In a little corner behind the College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture…
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Trucos De Gestión De Fotos

March 3, 2022

Gracias MIGUEL FRANCISCO ENRIQUEZ GALAZ por su ayuda con la traducción. Sky Island FotoFauna es nuestra red regional de cámaras de vida silvestre impulsada por voluntarios que comparten listas de verificación…
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FotoFauna Photo Management Hacks

March 2, 2022

Sky Island FotoFauna is our regional wildlife camera network powered by volunteers sharing monthly species checklists in Mexico and the U.S. To submit data, FotoFauna only requires one photo per…
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Snails of Arizona

February 22, 2022

Snails are an animal that takes me by surprise here in the desert. It seems like it wouldn’t be wet enough here for them to survive. It turns out, snails…
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Join the 25th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count

February 17, 2022

Attention all birders, birder wannabes, and community science lovers (looking at you Spring Seekers and FotoFauna checklisters)! The 25th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count is coming to your yard, or wherever…
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Bobcat in yard

Tips for Protecting Wild Cats #4: Make Your Yard Cat Friendly

February 11, 2022

We envision a world where iconic wild cats thrive, a world where park staff and local communities are united and provide safe passage for wildlife across public lands and private…
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