Field Notes

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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Catalina spring restoration

Erosion Control on North Slope of Catalinas

August 1, 2023

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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Help Survey Patagonia Springs Before New Mining Begins

July 10, 2023

We need to get eyes on springs in the Patagonia Mountains before pumping for a new mining project begins, so we can establish baseline data and better advocate for these…
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Ayuda a inspeccionar manantiales en las montañas Patagonia antes de una nueva minería

Read in English Este verano, estás invitado a unirse a nosotros en las pintorescas montañas Patagonia en el sur de Arizona para una importante campaña de Spring Seeker. Los planes…
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Help Survey Patagonia Springs Before New Mining

Leer en español This summer, you’re invited to join us in southern Arizona’s scenic Patagonia Mountains for an important Spring Seeker campaign. Plans are moving forward for a new underground…
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Mt. Lemmon

Native Plantings at Mint Spring & Busch Spring in the Catalinas

June 14, 2023

Join us for a weekend of planting native shrubs and wildflowers at two natural springs in the Santa Catalina Mountains. We’ll be getting dirty, bending, lifting, and digging with tools…
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Spring Seeking in the Patagonia Mountains

Join us in the field for a day of exploring natural springs in southern Arizona’s beautiful Patagonia Mountains. New Spring Seekers will be trained how to answer the survey questions,…
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Gila topminnows

The Future of Arizona’s Smallest Native Fish

May 4, 2023

In this virtual Coffee Break from May 4, 2023, biologist Betsy Grube with the Arizona Fish and Game Department presents on the future of the state’s smallest native fish. She…
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Black River

How Is Surface Water Quality Protected in Arizona?

April 13, 2023

In this virtual Coffee Break from April 13, 2023, Dr. Erin Jordan from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality shares how surface waters are protected in the state and what…
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Mexico interns

Sky Island Alliance y la cultura de conservación en Sonora

February 16, 2023

On Feb. 16, 2023, Sky Island Alliance program staff shared more about the range of upcoming projects we have planned in Sonora and ways supporters can volunteer. Learn more in…
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