Field Notes

TAKE ACTION! Benson development could suck San Pedro River Dry

June 24, 2015

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.

Volunteer Heroes add Diversity in Bear Canyon

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.

A Decade of Success in Jaguar and Ocelot Conservation

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.

La Mariquita, Área Voluntariamente Destinada a la Conservación, ¿Qué significa?

June 23, 2015

Sierra La Mariquita recientemente fue designada como Área Voluntariamente Destinada a la Conservación, pero esto qué significa?

Experience the Sky Islands on Your Own, Experimenta las Islas del Cielo por ti mismo

June 19, 2015

Are you eager to visit and experience the Sky Islands? Here are some suggested destinations and things to do!

Sky Island Nature Watch approaches 200 new species observations!

June 18, 2015

Do bobcats, bugs, or birds visit your backyard? Have you ever noticed a tortoise or family of javalina crossing – or hit – on the road? We want to hear your stories!

A Sky Island Protected!

June 12, 2015

Over two thousand acres in the Sierra La Mariquita has been designated a new Voluntary Natural Protected Area!

Sky Island Alliance receives prestigious award, hits an environmental grand slam with Redford and The Eagles

September 12, 2014

Sky Island Alliance was awarded the prestigious 2014 Environmental Challenge Award for creating solutions to specific environmental challenges at a local, regional or national level. The award was presented in Boston by the Walden Woods Project, and we meet music legend Don Henley and activist and actor Robert Redford!