Field Notes

Black bear

Sky Island FotoFauna in New Mexico

June 6, 2023

In this webinar from June 6, 2023, Sky Island Alliance staff were joined by residents from New Mexico interested in joining our FotoFauna network. Since 2020, our volunteers have established…
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Gila topminnows

The Future of Arizona’s Smallest Native Fish

May 4, 2023

In this virtual Coffee Break from May 4, 2023, biologist Betsy Grube with the Arizona Fish and Game Department presents on the future of the state’s smallest native fish. She…
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Black River

How Is Surface Water Quality Protected in Arizona?

April 13, 2023

In this virtual Coffee Break from April 13, 2023, Dr. Erin Jordan from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality shares how surface waters are protected in the state and what…
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White-tailed deer and fawn

Border Wildlife Study 3rd Anniversary

April 6, 2023

In this virtual Coffee Break, Sky Island Alliance staff share an update on our Border Wildlife Study and the last three years of wildlife activity along 30 miles of the…
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Mexico interns

Sky Island Alliance y la cultura de conservación en Sonora

February 16, 2023

On Feb. 16, 2023, Sky Island Alliance program staff shared more about the range of upcoming projects we have planned in Sonora and ways supporters can volunteer. Learn more in…
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Spring Into Stewardship

February 9, 2023

On Feb. 9, 2023, Sky Island Alliance program staff shared more about the range of upcoming projects we have planned specifically in Arizona and ways supporters can volunteer. Learn more…
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Shipping container removal

Arizona Border Update

January 19, 2023

On Jan. 19, 2023, Sky Island Alliance’s Program Director Emily Burns and Dinah Bear, legal expert and co-founder of the Border Coalition, hosted a virtual talk discussing the evolving situation…
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White-tailed deer

Highlights From Our 3rd Annual FotoFauna Contest

December 15, 2022

On Dec. 15, 2022, we hosted our 3rd annual FotoFauna Contest, in which Sky Island Alliance supporters voted on best photos captured by our volunteers’ remote cameras. Watch the recording…
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Shipping containers

Arizona Border Briefing

November 1, 2022

On Oct. 5, 2022, shipping containers were first observed on federal land within the Coronado National Forest in the southern Huachuca Mountains — right in the heart of our Border…
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Dark Skies Webinar

Help Document Dark Skies in the Sky Islands, Oct. 17-26

October 19, 2022

In this short talk, Sky Island Alliance staff discuss how artificial lighting threatens the region’s spectacular dark skies, as well as the diversity of life here that needs the dark…
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