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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. 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.

  2. Planting at Camp Rucker Ponds

    September 9 @ 1:00 pm - September 11 @ 5:00 pm

    We will be installing more native plants as we continue our work at the historic cavalry camp where we have created three ponds that will one day support Chiricahua leopard frogs, as well as the bats, toads, dragonflies, and various native pollinator species that are already calling these ponds home. This is a CAMPING TRIP, we will not be staying at the nearby station.

  3. 25th Anniversary Celebration

    September 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary, and it won’t be a party without you! You’re invited to an evening of food, music, and friends. Hang out with our staff, reminisce, celebrate our current work, and dream with us about the next 25 years! Soak up the soulful tunes of Leila Lopez. Enjoy a reading by Sky…
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