Field Notes

Wildlife Tracking & Camera Monitoring

October 16, 2015

Survey window for wildlife monitoring teams. Training required.

Desert tortoise found crossing the new Oracle Rd wildlife underpass. Photo (c) 2015 Jesse Espinoza & Granite Construction.

Tortoise Interrupts Construction Workers to use New Wildlife Underpass

October 15, 2015

This tortoise is the first animal to use the Oracle Road wildlife crossing – and they haven’t even finished building it yet.

Oracle Road Wildlife Crossing – Irrigation Day!

October 14, 2015

There is a new wildlife bridge just north of Tucson that crosses Oracle Road to connect the Tortolita Mountains with the Santa Catalina Mountains. We are working with the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, the Tucson Audubon Society to install native plants on the southeast side of the wildlife crossing at the Santa Catalina Catholic Church.

Oracle Road Wildlife Crossing – Irrigation Day!

October 13, 2015

There is a new wildlife bridge just north of Tucson that crosses Oracle Road to connect the Tortolita Mountains with the Santa Catalina Mountains. We are working with the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, the Tucson Audubon Society to install native plants on the southeast side of the wildlife crossing at the Santa Catalina Catholic Church.

Unique Partnership Leads to Buffer Wildlife Overpass Project on Church Property

October 9, 2015

On Friday October 15th through Sunday October 17th, volunteers from the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, Sky Island Alliance, Tucson Audubon Society, and the Santa Catalina Catholic Church will work together to install irrigation and plant native plants near the new wildlife overpass in Oro Valley.

Oracle Road Wildlife Crossing – Irrigation Day!

October 7, 2015

There is a new wildlife bridge just north of Tucson that crosses Oracle Road to connect the Tortolita Mountains with the Santa Catalina Mountains. We are working with the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, the Tucson Audubon Society to install native plants on the southeast side of the wildlife crossing at the Santa Catalina Catholic Church.

Wildlife Tracking & Camera Monitoring

September 4, 2015

Survey window open for wildlife monitoring teams. Training required.

Sky Island Nature Watch approaches 200 new species observations!

June 18, 2015

Do bobcats, bugs, or birds visit your backyard? Have you ever noticed a tortoise or family of javalina crossing – or hit – on the road? We want to hear your stories!