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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The Forgotten Botanist

Coffee Break: The Forgotten Botanist

September 1, 2022

Join us Sept. 1 for an exciting conversation with independent scholar, editor, poet, and author Wynne Brown, who will share details from Sara Lemmon’s life and work with an emphasis…
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Colorado River toad

Critter Night at Tucson’s Mission Garden

August 12, 2022

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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Spring seeking

Spring Seeker Field Trip: Patagonia Mountains

July 31, 2022

Join us in the field to explore a natural spring in southern Arizona’s beautiful Patagonia Mountains. As a group, we’ll decide how to answer the Spring Seeker survey questions, and…
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Spring seeking

Spring Seeker Field Trip: Huachuca Mountains

July 30, 2022

Join us in the field to explore Clark Spring in southern Arizona’s Huachuca Mountains. This is an approximately 2-mile round-trip hike at 6,000 feet elevation.

Spring

Training: Learn How to Become a Sky Island Spring Seeker

July 29, 2022

Join us to learn more about the Spring Seeker program from SIA Habitat Conservation Manager Sarah Truebe. Spring Seeker is a community science program where volunteers can search for springs…
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Canyon wren

Birding With a Purpose: Help Survey Springs in the Sky Islands

July 28, 2022

Join us to learn more about SIA’s Spring Seeker program from Habitat Conservation Manager Sarah Truebe. Next time you go birding, you can survey a spring too! It’s easy with…
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Fireflies

Coffee Break: Sky Island Fireflies

July 7, 2022

Did you know there are more than 20 different species of fireflies in Arizona? Or that fireflies in the Sky Islands synchronize their flashes, lighting up the night in unison?…
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Wildlife tracks

Border Wildlife Tracking Blitz

May 21, 2022

There are only a few spots along the U.S.-Mexico border still open to wildlife movement between the two countries. The stretch from the Patagonia Mountains to the Huachucas, across the…
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