Field Notes

¡Felicidades a Nuestros 2021 Asistentes por Graduarse con Honores!

April 27, 2021

En 2020, Sky Island Alliance comenzó el programa binacional de pasantías, una oportunidad de aprendizaje práctico que nosotros esperábamos inspirar una generación nueva de conservacionistas en la región de las Islas del Cielos. Seis internos fueron alojados durante el transcurso del verano, cuatro de los cuales eligieron quedarse después del otoño y el invierno para…
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Congratulations to Our 2021 Sky Island Fellows for Graduating with Honors

April 21, 2021

In 2020, Sky Island Alliance launched the binational internship program, a hands-on learning opportunity that we hoped would inspire a new generation of conservationists in the Sky Island region. We hosted six interns over the course of the summer, four of which chose to stay on into the fall and winter months to continue their projects in spring seeking, data…
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Get to Know Our Fall 2020 Interns: Ángel Octavio Garcia Godinez

November 25, 2020

We launched our first binational internship program at Sky Island Alliance this year! Despite the many challenges we’ve faced during a global pandemic, the internship program has been an incredible success—so much so that four of our interns from the Universidad de la Sierra (UniSierra) decided to stay on into the fall. ¡Lanzamos nuestro primer…
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¿Quiénes son los Protectores de la Sierra?

November 27, 2019

Después de completar el programa de pasantías con nosotros, Inés Griego Montaño y Miguel Enriquez Galaz, tomaron la iniciativa y el liderazgo de formar su propio grupo estudiantil en Unisierra llamado Protectores de la Sierra. Inés y Miguel inspiraron a sus compañeros para que se unieran y formaran un grupo que pudiera autoorganizarse y dirigir…
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Who are the Protectors of the Sky Islands?

After completing the internship program with us, Inés Griego Montaño and Miguel Enriquez Galaz took the initiative and leadership of forming their own student club at Unisierra called Protectores de la Sierra (Protectors of the Sky Islands). Inés and Miguel inspired their fellow students to come together and form a group that could self-organize and…
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Building bridges not walls

November 16, 2019

In summer 2019, Sky Island Alliance ratified a formal partnership with Universidad de la Sierra (UNISIERRA) in Moctezuma, Sonora by updating the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in which we laid out a collaborative plan of work for the next year! The main themes were: Water, Wildlife and Empowering future generations of conservationists.  Moctezuma is…
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