Field Notes

Sky Island geomorphology

Coffee Break: Sky Island Geology & Geomorphology

May 19, 2022

Have you ever wondered how the Sky Islands were created? How rivers became oriented in certain directions? How vegetation and soils play off each other to create the geographic diversity…
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American Scar

“American Scar” — Virtual Screening + Q&A

May 5, 2022

On May 4, 2022, Sky Island Alliance and allies hosted a virtual screening of the border wall documentary “American Scar,” produced by The New Yorker. Watch the 13-minute documentary and…
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History of Springs in a Northern Sky Island

March 31, 2022

This webinar aired on march 31, 2022. Springs are natural features in the Sky Islands that provide life-saving water in a very dry place, which has always made them incredibly…
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Get to Know Your Slimy Neighbors — Desert Snails

February 17, 2022

This webinar aired on FEB. 17, 2022. Did you know Arizona has over 200 native species of mollusks? Join us for a special Sky Island Coffee Break with Arizona’s “Snail…
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Year-End 2021 FotoFauna Photo Celebration with Saguaro National Park

December 16, 2021

This webinar aired on December 16, 2021. As 2021 comes to a close, what better way is there to celebrate making it through another 12 months of heartache, joy, and…
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Sky Island FotoFauna: First Year Results from a Growing Wildlife Monitoring Network

October 21, 2021

This webinar aired on October 21, 2021. Come celebrate one year of Sky Island FotoFauna with us! Since launching the project in 2020, hundreds of camera locations from across the…
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Getting Started With Sky Island FotoFauna

October 14, 2021

 This webinar aired on Oct. 14, 2021. Hablas español? Mira este webinar aquí: Introducción a FotoFauna In this webinar, Wildlife Specialist Meagan Bethel will walk you through how to…
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Watershed Management Group—How Local Communities Restore and Track Tucson’s Flowing Rivers

September 16, 2021

Watch this coffee break recording to learn about two local water conservation projects hosted by our friends at the Watershed Management Group (WMG)! During the event, Lauren Monheim, Program Manager…
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Introducción a Spring Seeker en Español

September 9, 2021

Prefer to watch in English? Check out our English Introduction to Spring Seeker webinar. ¡Únase a nosotros para un Coffee Break de Sky Island en español sobre nuestro proyecto Spring…
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Seeking Springs in the Perimeter of the Bighorn Fire

August 26, 2021

 This webinar aired on AUGUST 26, 2021. Calling all hikers and volunteers: join us to learn how to collect data on springs and other water sources in the Sky…
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