Fireflies

Coffee Break: Test

July 8, 2022

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

Coffee Break: Fireflies of Arizona and the Sky Islands

July 7, 2022

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

Buscando caracoles de manantial en Arizona

July 6, 2022

“¡Encontré uno! Espera, no, eso es un guijarro.” Eso fue mi estribillo recientemente cuando salí al campo a buscar caracoles de manantial con Jeff Sorensen, también conocido como “el chico…
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Springsnails

Searching for Springsnails in Arizona

July 5, 2022

“I found one! Wait, no, that’s a pebble.” That was my refrain recently when I went out in the field to search for springsnails with Jeff Sorensen, a.k.a. “the snail…
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Colorado River toad

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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Monsoon lightning

Nuestras formas favoritas de rastrear el monzón

June 29, 2022

El monzón es inminente aquí en Tucson, Arizona, y ya comenzó más al sur en Sonora. Crecí en Tucson, y fue un interés temprano en cómo funcionaba el monzón lo…
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Monsoon lightning

Our Favorite Ways to Track the Monsoon

The monsoon is imminent here in Tucson, Arizona, and it’s already started further south in Sonora! I grew up in Tucson, and it was an early interest in how the…
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Sierra Huerfana

Caminatas en las Islas del Cielo: Sierra Huérfana

June 27, 2022

Lo siguiente es parte de una serie de caminatas recomendadas en las Islas del Cielo. Cuídate, diviértete y no dejes rastro.  Según la sabiduría popular, la Sierra Huérfana en Sonora…
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Sierra Huerfana

Sky Island Hikes: Sierra Huérfana

The following is part of a series of recommended hikes in the Sky Islands — be safe, have fun, and leave no trace. According to popular wisdom, the Sierra Huérfana…
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McGrew Spring restoration

Manantial restaurado con la ayuda de pasantes de verano

June 24, 2022

Especialista en mayordomía de SIA Bryon Lichtenhan y yo recientemente salimos al campo, encantados de estar acompañados por nuestras tres becarias de conservación Doris Duke: Taylor Lo, Samai Bhojwani y…
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