The Sky Island Alliance Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Misztal as the new Executive Director. Louise was most recently the organization’s Conservation Director where she developed new initiatives to respond to climate change impacts, survey, protect and restore fragile spring ecosystems, and conduct large landscape conservation planning to focus…
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After two years of dedicated and effective service to Sky Island Alliance, Jan Holder has resigned as the Executive Director, effective May 31st. Jan has underscored that this is a personal decision, intended to allow her to cut back on her work schedule, and spend more time with her family. The staff and Board of Directors…
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This tortoise is the first animal to use the Oracle Road wildlife crossing – and they haven’t even finished building it yet.
On Friday October 15th through Sunday October 17th, volunteers from the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, Sky Island Alliance, Tucson Audubon Society, and the Santa Catalina Catholic Church will work together to install irrigation and plant native plants near the new wildlife overpass in Oro Valley.
Moving is bittersweet. There will be familiar handwriting on post-its of the past that catch our sight as we box up, and memories triggered as we pull things off of walls.
It is not every day a rare charismatic carnivore steps in front of a wildlife camera, especially when there is only one jaguar currently known to roam southwestern Arizona. But that is exactly what happened to Dean Goehring, a student at Prescott College.
Did you see us on KGUN9’s The Morning Blend? Watch Conservation Manager Jessica Moreno’s interview here!
More data and study is needed to fully understand the impacts that Villages at Vigneto, a city-sized development proposed on 12,000 acres of private land located southwest of Benson, Arizona, would have on our community, water and natural resources.
This year’s spring break marks our one year anniversary working in Bear Canyon, located in Tucson, Arizona on the Coronado National Forest boundary in the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Our work over the last ten years with jaguar and ocelot conservation has shaped my career and outlook as a biologist and conservationist. Just knowing that jaguars and ocelots are present in our Sky Island region is one of the reasons I am passionate about what we do.