Field Notes

Introduction to the Aravaipa Canyon & Invasive Vinca

January 28, 2021

Join us to learn about The Nature Conservancy’s Aravaipa Canyon Preserve and the work Sky Island Alliance is doing there on invasive periwinkle (Vinca major). First, TNC Preserve Steward Aaron…
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Sky Island Situation Room—Stopping the Runaway Wall

January 21, 2021

In January 2021, when our attention should be focused on healing from border damage inflicted during the last four years, we find ourselves instead having to double our research and…
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Celebrating Three Decades of Sky Island Conservation

January 14, 2021

The new year marks a huge milestone for Sky Island Alliance—2021 is the organization’s 30th anniversary! Join SIA Executive Director Louise Misztal for the first coffee break of 2021 and…
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Best FotoFauna Photographs of 2020

December 17, 2020

Join us to see the many candid and beautiful wildlife photos contributed to Sky Island FotoFauna in 2020 by volunteers and partners across the region. During this virtual Coffee Break…
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Border Wildlife Study: 6 Month Update

December 10, 2020

Join us to learn the latest results from our Border Wildlife Study. With 100 species detected since March, don’t miss seeing photographs of the new species we’ve seen including porcupine…
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Binational Conservation in the Upper San Pedro River Watershed

November 16, 2020

Join this Coffee Break to hear from Profauna’s Mario Cirett and Antonio Esquer about binational collaborations investing in conservation and restoration of the Sonoran Sky Island since the early 2000s….
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My Wanderings in the Sonoran Sky Islands—Conservation Stories with Mario Cirett

October 29, 2020

A natural-born naturalist who began camping solo at the age of 10, Mario Cirett has been working to protect the Sky Islands in Sonora for nearly 3 decades. He has…
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Introduction to Sky Island FotoFauna

October 15, 2020

Do you have a backyard wildlife camera and want to contribute your photos to help monitor wildlife movement? Join us for this Coffee Break to learn all about our new…
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Evaluation of Water Sources in Sonora’s Sky Islands

October 8, 2020

Join us for a conversation with UNISIERRA undergraduate and Sky Island Alliance intern, Angel Octavio Garcia Godinez, about the results of his Spring Seeker survey project in Sonora, MX this…
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Signs of Life – Forest Recovery After Fire

September 17, 2020

Join us for this Coffee Break to find hope in the ashes after wildfire. Across the west, fires are burning in a multitude of forests this year. We will discuss…
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