Copper World mining exploration

Defend Arizona’s Santa Ritas From Copper Mining

April 4, 2024

We need your help defending jaguar habitat and precious groundwater in southern Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains. Canadian mining giant Hudbay Minerals is once again pushing its dystopic “Copper World” mining…
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Pajarita Wilderness spring survey

Help Survey Wilderness Springs in the Sky Islands

February 2, 2024

We’re excited to announce a big push in our campaign to survey springs in wilderness areas of the Coronado National Forest. As defined by the Wilderness Act of 1964, wilderness…
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Rio Sonora

Caminatas destacadas: Banámichi a río Sonora

January 29, 2024

Esto es parte de una serie de caminatas en las Islas del Cielo. Cuídate, diviértete y no dejes rastro. A principios del año pasado, todo el personal de Sky Island Alliance se…
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Rio Sonora

Sky Island Hikes: Banámichi to Río Sonora

The following is part of a series of recommended Sky Island hikes. Be safe, have fun, and leave no trace. Earlier last year, Sky Island Alliance’s entire staff met up in the…
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Aravaipa vista

A Look Ahead at 2024

January 11, 2024

It’s the start of a new year, and our binational team has an exciting set of priorities for the year ahead. As always, we are dedicating ourselves to protect and…
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Patagonia spring

Protect Patagonia Springs and Creeks From Mining

December 14, 2023

Hundreds of springs in southern Arizona’s Patagonia Mountains, as well as the wildlife that depend on them, are at risk. A mining company called South32 seeks to develop a new…
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Tanque Verde Falls

Protegiendo los origenes de agua en las Islas del Cielo

October 19, 2023

En este Coffee Break del 19 de octubre de 2023, nuestro presentador Joaquín Murrieta, PhD, analiza los orígenes del agua en las Islas del Cielo y el trabajo que realiza…
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Coffee Break

Coffee Break: Protecting the Origins of Water in the Sky Islands

October 6, 2023

Join us to learn more about the Sky Islands’ role as a crucial source of water in our region, as well as efforts to protect this water through a binational…
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Hog-nosed skunk

Skunks of the Sky Islands

October 5, 2023

Did you know that the Sky Island region has four different skunk species? Check out this virtual Coffee Break hosted by SIA Wildlife Specialist Meagan Bethel to learn more about…
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Aravaipa Creek

Arizona Water Law 101

September 14, 2023

In this virtual Coffee Break from Sept. 14, 2023, presenter Michael Van Alsburg, a Tucson lawyer who grew up in southern Arizona and who’s currently co-chair of Sky Island Alliance’s…
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