Field Notes

 

Friday Creature Feature: Coyote

February 21, 2020

The coyote (Canis latrans) is native to North and Central America. They are very adaptable and can live in all types of habitats across the continent. But more recently they are becoming more adapted to urban and suburban life. Smaller than wolves, they often look like a domestic dog. You can distinguish a coyote from…
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Cómo los datos de cámaras trampa pueden cambiar ley estatal

February 20, 2020

La carretera 2 en el norte de Sonora, México, es una de las principales barreras que previene a la vida silvestre moverse entre el norte y el sur en la región de las Islas del Cielo. Debido a esta preocupación, Sky Island Alliance, en colaboración con Wildlands Network, monitoreó la carretera 2 de Sonora con…
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How wildlife camera data can change state policy

February 19, 2020

Highway 2 in northern Sonora, Mexico is one of the major barriers for wildlife to move north and south in the Sky Island region. Due to this concern Sky Island Alliance, in collaboration with Wildlands Network, monitored Sonora’s Highway 2 with direct observations and wildlife cameras to document roadkill hotspots in 2016 and 2018. This was done to help inform…
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Sky Island Heroes

Tom Swenson-Healey, Sky Island Hero

Whether he’s bushwhacking up a side canyon in search of a spring or chatting with passersby at a local outreach event, Tom has gone – and continues to go – beyond the call of duty as a volunteer for Sky Island Alliance. In 2017 he contributed innumerable hours of his own time to many of…
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