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Beat Back Buffelgrass Month: Last Chance!

Join us on our last trip for Beat Back Buffelgrass Month with a day trip in Bear Canyon! Although this officially ends our Beat Back Buffelgrass Month efforts, we will be back to continue the fight against these invasive grasses.

Beat Back Buffelgrass Month: It continues!

Join us as we continue Beat Back Buffelgrass Month with a day trip in Bear Canyon! We have been working to eradicate fountain grass and buffelgrass from this beautiful area for several years now; steadily working our way up the canyon. We have been doing a great job, but the canyon is long, and we have a lot of ground to cover in our fight against these invasive grasses.

Beat Back Buffelgrass Month: It begins!

Join us in Bear Canyon as we kick off not a day, not a week, but a whole month of beating back buffelgrass and fountain grass! We have been working to eradicate fountain grass and buffelgrass from this beautiful area for several years now; steadily working our way up the canyon. We have been doing a great job, but the canyon is long, and we have a lot of ground to cover in our fight against these invasive grasses.

Beat Back Buffelgrass Day 2017 – RESCHEDULED!

Celebrate Beat Back Buffelgrass Day for 2017 with Sky Island Alliance, making a difference in your local wild lands! We will be removing invasive fountain grass and buffelgrass from along the creek in beautiful Bear Canyon.

Beat Back Buffelgrass Day – Bear Canyon

Celebrate Beat Back Buffelgrass Day 2016 with Sky Island Alliance, making a difference in your local wild lands! Help us in our battle against fountain grass, buffelgrass and other invasives in the beautifully riparian, Bear Canyon.

Spring Seeker Stories: Agua Caliente Tank

We’re back this month with another installment in our Spring Seeker Stories! This time, retired wildland firefighter and Sky Island Alliance volunteer Brit Rosso takes us on a rollercoaster of a journey through the Santa Catalina Mountains to find Agua Caliente Tank and Possible Spring. If you missed the last one, you can read Brit’s notes…
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Aravaipa Habitat Project

​​Through the power of volunteers, we are bringing back a lost native plant community along the banks of Aravaipa Creek in Arizona’s Galiuro Mountains. Volunteer Trips | 2021 Stats Sky Island Alliance, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and hundreds of volunteers have worked hard since 2015 to remove invasive periwinkle (Vinca major) from the creek beds in Aravaipa…
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The Success of National Public Lands Day!

Fifteen hard working Sky Island Alliance volunteers celebrated National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on Saturday. They helped remove fountain grass and other invasive plants from the Bear Canyon and Sabino Canyon Recreation Area. In total we removed more than 35 bags of fountain grass and invasive annuals. Thank you to everyone who came out and…
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Bear Canyon Fountain Grass Pull

Join us for a day of removing invasive grasses from the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area as we take part in Tucson’s annual Save Our Saguaros event!

Water Roots – Water Beats: Reflections in water and music

Join us at Public Brewhouse, 209 N Hoff Ave, Tucson, for an evening of good brews, good words, and good tunes. Music and art have the power to both inspire and mirror—to motivate action and to show where we have traveled. This Water Roots presentation will be a fun evening of music and water combined….
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