Field Notes

Vinca pull in Aravaipa

Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal

September 23, 2022

Come join us in the beautiful Aravaipa Canyon Preserve this fall for a fun and meaningful weekend with other volunteers. We’ll be continuing work to remove invasive vinca along the…
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Aravaipa Canyon

Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal

September 2, 2022

Want to do something fun and meaningful this Labor Day weekend? Come join us in the beautiful Aravaipa Canyon Preserve. We’ll be continuing work to remove invasive vinca along the…
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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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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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Summer Intern Stories: G’ashdla a cho o aa

August 20, 2021

Written by Cassandra Villegas, a 2021 Sky Island Alliance Binational Internship Program participant. Aravaipa Canyon is one of the Sky Island region’s treasured memories that will always be etched in my…
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Summer Intern Stories: The Writing in the Sand—Wildlife Tracking in Aravaipa Canyon

August 16, 2021

Written by Aleidys Lopez Romero, a 2021 Sky Island Alliance Binational Internship Program participant. While exploring the extravagant views offered within Aravaipa Canyon [this summer], Sky Island Alliance staff along with…
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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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Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: May 28 – 31 [Memorial Day Weekend]

May 28, 2021

Ready to safely get out of the house? Come join us May 28th – 31st in Aravaipa Canyon Preserve!  TO REGISTER CLICK HERE! THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping The Nature Conservancy…
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Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: May 7 – 9

May 7, 2021

Ready to safely get out of the house? Come join us May 7th – 9th in Aravaipa Canyon Preserve!  TO REGISTER CLICK HERE! THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping The Nature Conservancy…
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Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: April 16 – 18

April 16, 2021

Ready to safely get out of the house? Come join us April 16th – 18th in Aravaipa Canyon Preserve!  TO REGISTER CLICK HERE! THE WORK: Sky Island Alliance has been helping The Nature Conservancy…
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