Spring cleaning

‘Spring Cleaning’ Weed Removal at Tucson Springs

May 24, 2024

Sky Island Alliance is excited to announce the launch of a new campaign to remove invasive species at nine priority springs in the Tucson area. Over the next three years,…
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Bobcat mom

Celebrating a Bobcat Mom in the Borderlands

May 8, 2024

This year, in honor of Mother’s Day (on May 10 in Mexico and May 12 in the U.S.), we wanted to acknowledge a special bobcat mother who has raised two…
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Road rewilding survey map

FAQ for Coronado Road Decommissioning Project

April 15, 2024

Thanks to all who’ve expressed interest so far in Sky Island Alliance’s collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions regarding the work. Why…
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UniSierra student road trip in Sonora.

Exploring Nature Through the Camera Lens: A Photographic Adventure

April 8, 2024

Guest Blog by Jeny Fernanda Ramos Rascón This blog was made possible thanks to a camera donation during SIA’s 2023 Sonora gear drive. Denia Valencia, Jeny Fernanda Ramos Rascón, and…
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Copper World mining exploration

Defend Arizona’s Santa Ritas From Copper Mining

April 4, 2024

We need your help defending jaguar habitat and precious groundwater in southern Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains. Canadian mining giant Hudbay Minerals is once again pushing its dystopic “Copper World” mining…
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Western diamondback rattlesnake

Snake Season’s Here: Get to Know Local Species

March 21, 2024

It’s that time of year again: Snakes are awakening from their winter brumation (a snake version of hibernation). And one of our volunteers, Pat Cicero, who’s a snake enthusiast, put…
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London rocket plant sample

Help Sample Tucson Plants to Study Fuel Emissions

March 6, 2024

Did you know that we can identify fossil fuel emissions in the air by sampling annual plants? Knowing where greenhouse gases are and at what concentrations can help policymakers fight…
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Jaguar

Protecting the Path of the Jaguar: Why It Matters

February 22, 2024

To promote wildlife resilience and land integrity in the face of relentless development and habitat fragmentation, Sky Island Alliance focuses our work within what we call the Path of the…
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Pajarita Wilderness spring survey

Help Survey Wilderness Springs in the Sky Islands

February 2, 2024

We’re excited to announce a big push in our campaign to survey springs in wilderness areas of the Coronado National Forest. As defined by the Wilderness Act of 1964, wilderness…
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Rio Sonora

Sky Island Hikes: Banámichi to Río Sonora

January 29, 2024

The following is part of a series of recommended Sky Island hikes. Be safe, have fun, and leave no trace. Earlier last year, Sky Island Alliance’s entire staff met up in the…
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