Sky Island Heroes

Julie and Billy Martin, Sky Island Heroes

It is with great pleasure that we at Sky Island Alliance announce our new Sky Island Heroes: Billy and Julie Martin! Billy and Julie joined us most recently on a springs assessment trip in the Santa Catalina Mountains. Julie has volunteered on numerous trips since 2015 (the spring assessment was Billy’s second outing), including multiple…
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Sky Island Blog

Volunteer Dispatch: The life of a desert spring

August 3, 2017

by Valarie lee James, Sky Island Alliance Adopt-a-Spring volunteer Sky Island Alliance Volunteer Log Our First Visit to the Spring: Summer 2017 Note to the Reader: the whereabouts of this wilderness spring is not revealed to ensure the survival of its unique ecosystem. Deep in a mountain range in southeastern Arizona, dry summer grasses flanking…
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Taking a stand for clean water!

August 1, 2017

Join us in defending clean water in the Sky Islands. Last week, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that he will move forward to repeal the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule, also known as WOTUS or the Clean Water Rule. This announcement opens a 30-day public comment period. Please take action to preserve this…
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BEE-lieve it or not, it’s National Pollinator Week!

June 21, 2017

by Marci Caballero-Reynolds, Doris Duke Conservation Intern National Pollinator Week has arrived, and it’s time to celebrate and learn about our pollinators here in the Southwest. The Sky Island Region contains important migratory corridors for bees, flies, bats, butterflies, moths, ants, birds, and bats that have formed mutualistic relationships to blooming plants. With a rapidly…
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Upcoming Events

  1. Sun Sep 24

    Pollinator Planting at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

    September 21 @ 10:00 am - September 24 @ 8:00 pm
  2. Sat Sep 30

    National Public Lands Day 2017

    September 30 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Fri Oct 13

    Seed Collection & Invasives Removal Weekend in Parker Canyon

    October 13 @ 2:00 pm - October 15 @ 5:00 pm


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