Velvet mesquite

Nuevos nombres para nuestros viejos amigos los mezquites

September 25, 2022

Si vives en las Islas del Cielo, es probable que hayas visto entre una y tres de nuestras especies locales de árboles de mezquite: mezquite de terciopelo, mezquite de miel…
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Velvet mesquite

New Names for Our Old Friends the Mesquites

If you live in the Sky Islands, you’ve likely seen anywhere from one to three of our local mesquite tree species — velvet mesquite, honey mesquite, and screwbean mesquite. They’re…
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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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Whitelined sphinxmoth

Maravillosas polillas monzónicas

September 7, 2022

Blog invitado de Justin Schmidt y Jillian Cowles En las Islas del Cielo damos por sentado que los monzones de verano traen flores. Pero las flores hermosas como las conocemos…
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Whitelined sphinxmoth

Marvelous Monsoon Hawkmoths

Guest Blog by Justin Schmidt and Jillian Cowles We take for granted in the Sky Islands that the summer monsoons bring flowers. But beautiful flowers as we know them today…
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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

On Sept. 1, 2022, Sky Island Alliance hosted an exciting conversation with independent scholar, editor, poet, and author Wynne Brown, who shared details from Sara Plummer Lemmon’s life and work,…
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Agua Caliente Trail

Caminatas en las Islas del Cielo: Agua Caliente Hill

August 12, 2022

Lo siguiente es parte de una serie de caminatas recomendadas en las Islas del Cielo. Cuídate, diviértete y no dejes rastro.  En la esquina noreste de Tucson, el sendero de Agua…
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Agua Caliente Trail

Sky Island Hikes: Agua Caliente Hill

  The following is part of a series of recommended hikes in the Sky Islands — be safe, have fun, and leave no trace. In the northeast corner of Tucson,…
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Cave Creek Canyon

Chiricahua-Peloncillo Heritage Days

August 2, 2022

Join us for this two-day festival full of food, music, and fun in the heart of the Sky Islands. Highlights include a keynote speech from local poet-storyteller Petey Mesquitey, live…
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