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  • Longtime SIA friends Jonathan & Roseann Hanson have a message for you:Hansons-Rosean“We just set up our own monthly giving donation of $25 and we want to recruit TEN MORE PEOPLE to join us starting this month so we can collectively raise at least $2500 by the end of the year, in honor of SIA’s 25th Anniversary! Because working together is what SIA is all about.

    If you join us in giving $25 a month as a Sky Island sustaining member, we will give you a free copy of our newly updated book, Animal Tracks: Basic Illustrated Guide!” Yes! Count me in!

Sky Island Heroes

Guillermo Molina Padilla


Meet Guillermo Molina Padilla, winner of our 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award, for his generous contribution of time, effort and dedication to scientific inquiry, restoration and protection of the Sky Island region.

Recent News


June 13, 2016

The Sky Island Alliance Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Misztal as the new Executive Director. Louise was most recently the organization’s Conservation Director where she developed new initiatives to respond to climate change impacts, survey, protect and restore fragile spring ecosystems, and conduct large landscape conservation planning to focus…
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Jan Holder To Step Down as ED

April 28, 2016

After two years of dedicated and effective service to Sky Island Alliance, Jan Holder has resigned as the Executive Director, effective May 31st.  Jan has underscored that this is a personal decision, intended to allow her to cut back on her work schedule, and spend more time with her family.   The staff and Board of Directors…
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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.

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Upcoming Events

  1. August Pollinator Planting at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument (New Mexico)

    August 11 @ 10:00 am - August 14 @ 8:00 pm

    Sky Island Alliance is teaming up with the National Park Service and Borderlands Restoration to restore a recently-burned slope near the main ruin loop at the Monument. Join us for a weekend of camping and installing native pollinator plants like milkweeds, in this beautiful Monument!

  2. Monsoon Pollinator Blitz at Tumacacori National Historical Park

    August 20 @ 5:45 am - 10:00 pm

    Join us for a day of documenting the amazing variety of butterflies and other pollinators at Tumacacori National Historical Park!

  3. Monsoon in Aravaipa Canyon

    August 26 @ 1:00 pm - August 28 @ 5:00 pm

    Come get wet and dirty with SIA in Aravaipa Canyon! Join us as we plant native grasses and remove an invasive plant called vinca (or periwinkle) from the understory of the creek banks.