Field Notes

Camaras de Trampa

Unisierra Taller: “Monitoreo de Fauna con Cámaras Trampa”

May 16, 2022

El 28 de marzo del 2022, nuestro especialista en vida silvestre en Sonora, Miguel Enriquez con apoyo de nuestro gerente de proyectos de vida silvestre, Eamon Harrity, impartieron un taller…
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Taller de Manantiales en Unisierra para Estudiantes de Biología

April 29, 2022

Nuestro especialista en manantiales de Sonora, Angel García, presentó un taller el día 28 de marzo de 2022 a estudiantes de la carrera Lic. en Biología en la Universidad de…
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Acorn woodpecker

Friday Fauna Feature: Acorn Woodpecker

April 20, 2022

Written by Aleidys Lopez Romero Description Acorn woodpeckers have mostly black bodies with white faces and an iconic red cap on their heads. Both sexes range from 7-9 inches in…
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History of Springs in a Northern Sky Island

April 11, 2022

On March 31st we heard from Don Swann, at Saguaro National Park, on the history of springs throughout the Rincon and Catalina Mountains. Through his work over the years with…
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Friday Fauna Feature: Gila Woodpecker

April 8, 2022

Written by Aleidys Lopez Romero Description Picture this: You’re hiking around your favorite lowland region in the Sky Islands. The wind is blowing on your neck as the blazing sun…
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A Fond Farewell to Georgina

April 7, 2022

This month we said a fond farewell to Georgina Waller as she sailed off into retirement. She first joined our staff in 2019 supporting fundraising work and we quickly realized…
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Mexican jay

Friday Fauna Feature: Mexican Jay

April 1, 2022

Written by Aleidys Lopez Romero Description  You’ve likely seen them swooping low to the ground and frolicking among the trees, their vibrant blue wings twinkling in the sunlight. The Mexican…
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Aravaipa Canyon: Field Report!

March 29, 2022

Sky Island Alliance and our wonderful volunteers are back in Aravaipa Canyon! We’re continuing our work of the last several years to hand-pull Vinca major from the banks of Aravaipa…
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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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