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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Sky Island Blog

Check out which animals were the most photographed in Fall 2018

February 22, 2019

We would like to give a huge thanks to every single one of our Volunteer Wildlife Camera Monitors who work very hard and dedicate long hours to check and maintain these cameras. Without them none of this data would be available! A very special thanks also to our Conservation Technician, Meagan Bethel, who not only…
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Melissa’s intern photo essay: canyons, cliffs, and grasslands

July 19, 2018

by Melissa Galindo, 2018 Doris Duke Conservation Scholar Halfway through my internship with Sky Island Alliance, and I’ve seen so much already! Is it hot out here? My attempt to stay cool in the Arizona heat. The only water source was a spigot roughly a third of a mile from the field site. We carried…
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Tasia’s intern photo essay: 4 weeks, 2 countries, countless memories

July 19, 2018

by Tasia North, 2018 Doris Duke Conservation Scholar Four weeks in, four weeks to go, in my internship with Sky Island Alliance. The sun sets on a hard day’s work This was taken at Sowls Pond out in the Galiuro Mountains. Last year Sky Island Alliance built several ponds and planted a whole bunch of…
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Upcoming Events

  1. Fri Apr 12

    Volunteer Appreciation Party-Friday, April 12

    April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Fri May 24

    Aravaipa Canyon Vinca Removal: Memorial Day Weekend

    May 24 @ 2:30 pm - May 27 @ 6:00 pm


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