Field Notes

McGrew Spring restoration

Manantial restaurado con la ayuda de pasantes de verano

June 24, 2022

Read in English 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,…
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McGrew Spring restoration

Summer Intern Stories: Spring Restoration

Leer en español SIA Stewardship Specialist Bryon Lichtenhan and I recently headed out to the field, delighted to be accompanied by our three Doris Duke conservation scholars — Taylor Lo,…
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Whence Water Flows (aka The Different Types of Springs in the Sky Islands)

October 18, 2021

Have you ever wondered what a spring is?  Well, a spring is a place where groundwater is exposed or emerges at the surface. Springs are classified into two main categories — lentic and lotic — based on…
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Explore our Springs Map to Understand Conservation Need

July 28, 2020

Our Sky Island region is estimated to have 10,000 springs—places where groundwater comes to the surface and provide vital water for plants, wildlife, and people. That is a huge number of water sources to track…
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