Field Notes

Celebrating Zoe Fullem’s Contributions to the Borderland Community

March 25, 2022

Zoe Fullem joined our staff in the very first days of Covid craziness of March 2020. She met me in Elgin, AZ for a few days of action-packed camera deployment…
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World Water Day in the Sky Islands 

March 22, 2022

World Water Day, developed by the United Nations in 1993 and observed on March 22nd, is an opportunity for us to advocate for sustainable management of freshwater resources, locally and…
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Spring’s a Comin’ 

March 20, 2022

March 20th­ is the spring equinox of 2022, when the length of day equals that of night. This marks the first day of Spring for us in the Northern Hemisphere….
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Friday Fauna Feature: Gila Monster 

March 18, 2022

Written by Aleidys Lopez Romero While our species this week is certainly not the poster-child of “cute and cuddly,” their unique coloration and venomous bites are definitely a showstopper. We…
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Wavy scaly cloakfern

Wavy Scaly Cloakfern

March 15, 2022

When I moved to Arizona and left the coast redwood forest behind, I sadly thought my love affair with ferns was over. I was proven wonderfully wrong almost immediately during…
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Get to Know the Gray Fox

March 9, 2022

Author: Rosalyn Jackson, Sky Island Intern Gray foxes are small mammals native to North and Central America. Their species name, cinereoargenteus, roughly translates to “ashen silver” which appropriately describes their beautiful,…
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Consejos para proteger a los gatos salvajes #3: hablemos de los gatos domésticos

Creemos en un mundo donde los gatos salvajes icónicos prosperan, un mundo donde el personal del parque y las comunidades locales están unidos y brindan un paso seguro para la…
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Spring Seeking Students

Written by: Micah Kaufmann, Earth Grant Intern Recently, a small group of Earth Grant and College of Architecture and Planning (CAPLA) students got the opportunity to go on a group…
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Welcome New Board Members!

March 7, 2022

Welcome New Sky Island Alliance Board Members The entire SIA team warmly welcomes our three new board members – Pam Rossetter, Mariana Sophia Rodriguez McGoffin, and Robert L. Grey!  We are…
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New Staff in Sonora Pay it Forward at Universidad de la Sierra

“¿Qué significa para ti la conservación ambiental (What does environmental conservation mean to you)?” Zach Palma, our Mexico Project Manager, asked of the room full of biology students at the…
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