Mexican spotted owl

The Endangered Species Act Turns 50

May 19, 2023

In 1973, following the first Earth Day celebrations and as part of a movement toward greater environmental awareness, the Endangered Species Act was established to prevent the extinction of plants…
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Denise Moreno Ramírez

Mujeres Fronterizas #1: Denise Moreno Ramírez

May 18, 2023

Subscribe: Spotify / Apple Podcasts In this first installment of “Mujeres Fronterizas,” an environmental justice podcast for Sky Island Alliance featuring women in conservation in the borderlands, Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin interviews…
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BioBlitz

Photo Gallery: 2023 Earth Day Border BioBlitz

April 25, 2023

This past weekend for Earth Day, Sky Island Alliance joined the 2023 Border BioBlitz, a month-long event held each April that seeks to document the diversity of life in our…
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Mule deer

Animals That Love the Night and Dark Skies

April 19, 2023

  Night provides essential habitat for many wildlife species here in the Sky Islands, from bats and owls to rats and ringtails. Over time these species have evolved to see…
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Rancho El Cajete

Getting Ready for Rain in Moctezuma, Sonora

April 4, 2023

  Rainwater harvesting has been practiced for hundreds of years throughout the Sonoran Desert — so it’s nothing new. But in recent times there’s been an exciting resurgence using both…
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Map of 2023 conservation projects

Conservation Projects Underway in Spring 2023

March 31, 2023

  We’ve reached an exciting point here at Sky Island Alliance where our projects in southeastern Arizona and northern Sonora are taking new shape and growing, and we wanted to…
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Mariposa lily

Spring Flowers in the Sky Islands

March 13, 2023

  We’ve been enjoying a wet winter in the Sky Islands, and that always gets me excited for spring wildflowers. With the right temperatures and moisture, we can usually expect…
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Agua de Enmedio

Border Coalitions for Environmental Justice: Two Cases

March 9, 2023

  This is the second in a series of reflections on environmental justice from Mariana Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin, a member of Sky Island Alliance’s board of directors (see Part 1)….
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Camping

Gear Drive: Help Support Our Sonora Work

March 8, 2023

  This March, Sky Island Alliance is hosting a gear drive to benefit our work in the rural Sky Islands of Sonora, and there are several ways to get involved….
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Border BioBlitz

This April, Join the 2023 Border BioBlitz

March 5, 2023

  Since 2018, the Border BioBlitz has been an annual community science effort to record as many species as possible along the U.S.-Mexico border. This year Sky Island Alliance is…
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