Field Notes

Aravaipa Canyon vinca removal

Cañón Aravaipa: Actualización de vinca

October 24, 2022

Read in English El trabajo para eliminar la invasiva Vinca major (también conocida como bígaro o simplemente vinca) en el espectacular Cañón Aravaipa del sur de Arizona ha estado en…
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Aravaipa Canyon vinca removal

Aravaipa Canyon: Vinca Update

Leer en español Work to remove invasive Vinca major (aka periwinkle or simply vinca) in southern Arizona’s spectacular Aravaipa Canyon has been ongoing since our last update in March 2022….
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Looking Back at a Fantastic Year of Pulling Vinca Major in Aravaipa Canyon

November 5, 2021

2021 was a great year for pulling Vinca major, an invasive plant, from the creek beds of Aravaipa Canyon Preserve in Arizona. In collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC), who…
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Thank You for Making a Difference in Aravaipa Canyon

June 25, 2021

Photo Caption: Volunteers removing vinca under the beautiful fall colors of Aravaipa Canyon. Years have passed since we first partnered with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to remove invasive periwinkle (vinca) from the creek that flows through Aravaipa…
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We’re Rooting for Native Flora at Aravaipa Canyon Preserve!

March 22, 2021

In early March, a team of six volunteers and three Sky Island Alliance staff braved the chilly spring evenings at Aravaipa Canyon Preserve to do two days of hard, earnest work: pull invasive…
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Sky Island Coffee Break: Introduction to Aravaipa Canyon & Invasive Vinca

January 20, 2021

Register Here Join us Thursday, January 28 at 9:30 a.m. MST to learn about The Nature Conservancy’s Aravaipa Canyon Preserve and the work Sky Island Alliance is doing there on…
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Hardworking volunteers removed vinca from Aravaipa Canyon!

November 14, 2019

A huge thank you to the volunteers who came with us to the Aravaipa Canyon Preserve this past weekend to help remove invasive periwinkle (Vinca major) from the canyon.  Our…
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Wildlife Tracking Workshop-Fall 2017-Aravaipa Canyon

January 23, 2017

Join us for a four-day get-away in a spectacular Sky Island setting with Sky Island Alliance staff and regional guest experts. Participants gain hands-on field instruction, training in a variety of tracking skills and techniques, and are prepared to join our wildlife monitoring projects.