Field Notes

Binational gathering helps shape the future of the Sky Island border region

June 14, 2018

Einstein famously said “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” And I would add, nor with the same voices. For one week in May, hundreds of scientists, land managers, students, and conservationists gathered at the Biodiversity and Management of the Madrean Archipelago Conference in Tucson. The conference…
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Madrean Conference 2018

May 14, 2018

Back by popular demand, this will be the fourth symposium on the biologically rich Sky Islands of southeastern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico, and adjacent Mexico. REGISTER ONLINE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT! The Biodiversity and Management of the Madrean Archipelago Conference (known as the Madrean Conference), is the premier regional event for sharing science and building…
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Your #MadCon2018 Daily Digest is here!

May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018 Day 4 – Big thinking and grand visions Inspired by field trips on Wednesday and pumped full of ideas from three days of engaging sessions, Thursday at MadCon was all about BIG thinking. The day kicked off with author Mary Ellen Hannibal sharing her take on the big power of citizen…
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