Tag: Arizona

Melissa’s intern photo essay: canyons, cliffs, and grasslands

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

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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Mythical River: Water in the Southwest

2015 Ellen Meloy Desert Writers Award winner Melissa Sevigny will speak about her upcoming book Mythical River, which weaves together the geology, ecology, history and politics of the American Southwest into a narrative about water that considers what it means to make a home in a dry place.