Field Notes

Festival de las Islas del Cielo

Celebrate: Festival de las Islas del Cielo

September 18, 2023

This Oct. 26-27 the town of Moctezuma, Sonora, will host the second annual Festival of the Sky Islands. Come join us and help celebrate our region’s incredible biodiversity and culture….
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Aravaipa Creek

Arizona Water Law 101

September 14, 2023

In this virtual Coffee Break from Sept. 14, 2023, presenter Michael Van Alsburg, a Tucson lawyer who grew up in southern Arizona and who’s currently co-chair of Sky Island Alliance’s…
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Skunks of the Sky Islands

Coffee Break: Skunks of the Sky Islands

September 12, 2023

Did you know that the Sky Island region has four different skunk species? Come learn all about this family of stinkin’ cute creatures during our next virtual Coffee Break, hosted…
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Saguaro Stewardship Experience

Join us at Saguaro National Park for a day of activities including invasive species removal, plant and animal ID, fencing removal, and reseeding. Part one of six in this volunteer…
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Coffee Break: Arizona Water Law 101

Coffee Break: Arizona Water Law 101

August 23, 2023

Join us for our next virtual Coffee Break on one of the most important topics in our region: water. Our presenter will be Michael Van Alsburg, a Tucson lawyer who…
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Art in the Park

August 22, 2023

Join us for this free, family-friendly event — the first in a series hosted by Saguaro National Park. Each event will feature a different aspect of our Sonoran desert and…
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Rock work

Help Move Rocks for Post-Fire Restoration in the Catalinas

August 3, 2023

Skip your workout for the day, and come join us in the pines as we move rocks ahead of future restoration work. In 2020, the Bighorn Fire swept the Catalinas…
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Wildlife-friendly fencing

Wildlife-Friendly Fence Installation in Huachucas

August 1, 2023

Help us complete new wildlife-friendly fencing around an old cattle tank to protect water for wildlife at the edge of the beautiful San Rafael Valley. We’ll be camping in Scotia…
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Catalina spring restoration

Erosion Control on North Slope of Catalinas

Join us for a day of building erosion-control structures near a priority drainage on the north slope of the Catalinas that was damaged in the 2020 Bighorn Fire. We’ll be…
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Critter Night at Tucson’s Mission Garden

Every year in August, Tucson’s Mission Garden invites experts from wildlife agencies, local nonprofits, and the University of Arizona to come teach about wildlife in our area. Some groups bring…
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