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A male jaguar photographed at Rancho El Aribabi, Sonora, Mexico, in collaboration with Sky Island Alliance in 2010. / Un jaguar macho fotografiado en Rancho El Aribabi, Sonora, Mexico, en colaboración con Sky Island Alliance en el 2010.

Program Director
Office (520) 624 – 7080 ext. 14

Para medios de comunicación en español :
Emma Rocio Fajardo
Gerente del Programa de Participación Comunitaria
Oficina (520) 624 – 7080 ext. 18


Press Releases / Comunicado de prensa

Trump’s Border Wall Would End Jaguar Recovery  – May 14 2020

Border Wildlife Study Press Release – April, 2 2020 

Comunicado de prensa – Estudio de Fauna Fronteriza  Abril 2, 2020




Press Coverage / En las noticias

The Daily Wildcat: Five organizations in southern Ariz. continuing to pursue bold environmental projects amid the pandemic  (external Link) June 2020

Fronteras: ‘Unprecedented’ Cuts To Mexico’s Park Service Threaten Conservation In Sonora, Arizona (external Link) June 2020

High Country News: The border wall threatens decades of binational wildlife conservation (external Link)  June 2020 

AZ Central: Public lands in Arizona become epicenter for fight over Trump’s border wall construction (external Link – This content is only available to subscribers)  May 2020 

Arizona Public Media: Groups say border wall construction threatens biodiversity of Arizona sky islands (external Link)  May 2020   

AZ Central: As wall construction continues, conservation groups fear the fate of San Pedro River (external Link)  May 2020    

Únete 956: #rgvEarthDay2020: Conservationists document border wildlife (external Link) April 2020 

Medium: Citizen Scientists: The Unsung Heroes at the U.S.-Mexico Border (external Link) April 2020 

Conservation Unfiltered Podcast:  Border Walls and Wildlife (external Link) April 2020 Border wall threatens sweeping variety of wildlife, federal officials say  (external Link)  April 2020

WRCBtv Channel 3: Conservation Scientists Launch Binational Effort to Document Wildlife in the Path of Trump’s Border Wall  (external Link)  April 2020   

The Burgundy Zine: The Ecological Cost of the Trump Border Wall  (external Link)  April 2020

Fronteras: Binational Wildlife Study Documents Species Movement Across The Border   (external Link)  April 2020   

Apache Junction & Gold Canyon News:Conservation Scientists Launch Binational Effort  to Document Wildlife in the Path of Trump’s Border Wall (external Link)  April 2020   

National Geographic: Border wall construction expands, despite pandemic, imperiling jaguars and other animals (external Link)  March 2020

Border Wildlife Study Photos for Download

The Border Wildlife Study transverses the Patagonia and Huachuca Mountains in Southern Arizona, an area of border only marked with barbed wire and vehicle barrier today but where border wall construction is planned.

Additional Media Resources

Sky Island Species Gallery

Landscape Gallery

Regional Wildlife Camera Highlights