Sky Island Heroes

Naomi Primero – 2016 Doris Duke Conservation Scholar

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Naomi Primero, one of our amazing 2016 Doris Duke Conservation Scholars, spent three weeks this summer exploring and learning with us in the Sky Islands—and she wants to share her Sky Island Alliance story with you. On our hikes lugging buckets of plants or searching for invasive fountain grass, each small patch of shade provided…
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Recent News

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!

January 2, 2017

WOW! We did it! YOU did it! We exceeded our goal and raised a whopping $69,566! * On behalf of the entire staff and board at Sky Island Alliance, I want to offer a sincere thank you to everyone who made a gift to our year-end campaign. We look forward to working harder than ever…
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Our New Year’s Resolutions to you!

December 30, 2016

Our New Year’s Resolutions to you: We resolve to build robust crossborder partnerships to preserve vast open spaces and provide safe crossings for wildlife throughout the Sky Islands! We resolve to monitor more springs and restore life-giving waters and landscapes to ensure that all species–big and small–thrive in the Sky Islands! We resolve to provide…
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Welcome Tadeo Pfister, Regional Program Manager

December 15, 2016

I am thrilled to welcome Tadeo Pfister to the Sky Island Alliance team as our Regional Program Manager. Tadeo brings a wealth of experience working in coastal Sonora Mexico on education, research, conservation and restoration initiatives. His strong relationships with Mexican nonprofits, academic institutions, government agencies, and local communities in coastal Sonora will enhance the…
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Upcoming Events

  1. Track the Jaguars (extended stay) at El Conquistador

    November 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - January 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

    Sky Island Alliance board member and local artist Pat Frederick created two beautiful, life-size metal sculptures of Macho B and Corazon to raise awareness for the plight of jaguars in Arizona and Northern Mexico. The Spirit of Macho B will be on display for an extended stay at El Conquistador Resort in the beautiful foothills…
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  2. Track the Jaguars (extended stay) for the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show!

    January 27 @ 10:00 am - February 12 @ 6:00 pm

    Sky Island Alliance board member and local artist Pat Frederick created these two beautiful, life-size metal sculptures of Macho B and Corazon to raise awareness for the plight of jaguars in Arizona and Northern Mexico. Don’t miss this chance to see them for yourself. They will be making a long-term appearance at the Granada Gallery…
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  3. Beat Back Buffelgrass Day 2017 – RESCHEDULED!

    January 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Celebrate Beat Back Buffelgrass Day for 2017 with Sky Island Alliance, making a difference in your local wild lands! We will be removing invasive fountain grass and buffelgrass from along the creek in beautiful Bear Canyon.