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. Tue Aug 22

    Pollinator Blitz at Coronado National Memorial

    August 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
  2. Fri Sep 1

    Wilderness Waters: Labor Day in the Galiuros

    September 1 @ 1:30 pm - September 4 @ 6:00 pm
  3. Fri Sep 8

    Bear Canyon Fountain Grass Weekend

    September 8 @ 1:00 pm - September 10 @ 6:00 pm


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