Guia para manantiales

Guía práctica para restauracíon y uso sustentable de manantiales en Sonora, México

March 27, 2023

Esta guía describe la importancia de los manantiales para las personas y la vida silvestre, las amenazas actuales a estos recursos naturales y las actividades de restauración en las que…
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Sky Island Waters: Adapting the Way Spring Ecosystems are Monitored, Managed, and Restored

July 23, 2021

This final report of work accomplished was put together in March 2021 for the BOR WaterSMART Applied Science Grant. The report details the tasks completed for three main projects: the…
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Environmental Flows Policy Guide

Sky Island Alliance and UArizona’s Water Resources Research Center have worked together since 2016 to promote dialogue, understanding, and innovation in our community with the goal of securing environmental flows…
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Sky Island Springs Prioritization Tool

July 21, 2021

Sky Island Alliance created this tool to help land managers gain insight into the state of nearly 4,000 springs in southern Arizona. It’s a database, conservation-science model, and dynamic map…
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Localización, caracterización y perturbaciones antropogénicas de manantiales cercanos a la ruta Esqueda – Sierra del Tigre, Sonora

May 27, 2021

Este proyecto de tesis, escrito por nuestro becario Ángel García, investiga la distribución, condición y características biológicas de los manantiales de Sonora, además de las amenazas que enfrentan. Para completar…
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Story Map: Enhancing Resilience to Catastrophic Wildfire

April 16, 2021

In the past 15 years, 25% of the U.S. Sky Islands have burned in wildfires. Moderate- and high-burn severity made up 35% of the burned area. This story map shows…
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Oases of the future? Springs as potential refugia in drying climates

July 28, 2020

Within arid regions, natural springs are biodiversity hotspots that have a strong influence on surrounding landscapes despite their small size. During previous periods of climate drying, some springs served as…
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Springs Assessment for Cienega Creek Basin

This report details the methodology and results of Sky Island Alliance’s two-year project to assess springs in the Cienega Creek Basin, and to make newly collected and previous information from agencies…
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Arizona Springs Restoration Handbook

March 11, 2016

This handbook was co-produced with the Springs Stewardship Institute with support from the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative. It is meant to advance the understanding of springs by land managers in…
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Fire and Water: Assessing Spring Ecosystems and Adapting Management to Respond to Climate Change

January 28, 2016

This report details the methodology and results of Sky Island Alliance’s two-year project to inventory and assess springs in the Upper Santa Cruz River Basin, assess impacts of fire on…
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