The Border Wall: What’s Happening One Year Later

January 20, 2022

One year ago, President Biden paused the border wall. On January 20, 2021, I remember holding my breath and hoping that when President Biden stepped into office, he’d immediately end…
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Border Changes in Arizona — A Pilot’s Perspective

This webinar aired on Jan. 20, 2022. How have the borderlands of southeastern Arizona changed in recent years? From road blading, groundwater pumping, and border wall construction to extreme changes…
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Celebrating 2021 on Our Border Wildlife Study Cameras

December 28, 2021

It’s hard to believe the Border Wildlife Study entered its second year in 2021, with over three million photos detected since March of 2020 and over 60,000 photos containing some…
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Border Wildlife Study: People on Our Trail Cameras

May 24, 2021

Photo caption: A white-tailed deer rests near an oak tree (left) while an orange construction vehicle drives quickly along a the border road during active wall construction in the Huachuca…
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Reversing the Damage of the Border Wall: New Issues and New Resources

March 2, 2021

Although Biden’s presidential proclamation to pause wall construction was welcome news, it has not been the policy fix we had hoped for. In the Sky Island region, construction continued right up to and—in some locations like…
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Border Road Construction Tears Through Wash Frequented by Wildlife Species

February 17, 2021

While out visiting the westernmost Patagonia Mountain cameras in the Border Wildlife Study, our field team discovered a lot of debris from previous border wall construction in a wash just north of the U.S.-Mexico border. As…
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What President Biden’s Border Wall Proclamation Means for The Borderlands

January 21, 2021

Photo caption: Border wall construction in the Patagonia Mountains, taken January 16, 2021. Inauguration Day is finally behind us. The Biden-Harris administration took oath yesterday and ushered in new hope for many—hope that racial, economic, environmental, and…
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Coffee Break: Sky Island Situation Room—Stopping the Runaway Wall

January 19, 2021

Register Here Border wall construction is ramping up just days before the Biden administration takes office. In the Patagonia Mountains, wall contractors are bulldozing and grading for roads. In the…
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Call for Art: Help Bear Witness to the Patagonia Mountains by Submitting Art of the Borderlands

January 15, 2021

  Help us tell the story of the critical jaguar habitat in the Patagonia Mountains that is now threatened by border wall construction. If the Patagonias are cut off from…
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No More Border Wall: Urging the Biden Administration to Act

January 12, 2021

In less than two weeks, President-elect Joe Biden and his council will assume office of the U.S. federal government. One of Biden’s many talking points during the election season was…
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