Field Notes

Hermitage Seep Restoration

October 9, 2015

Get muddy with us at this lush site in Rucker Canyon on the western flank of the Chiricahua Mountains! We will be improving the conditions for area bats, pollinators, and Chiricahua leopard frogs.

National Public Lands Day – Madera Canyon!

September 26, 2015

We are bringing back nature! After two bridges were replaced earlier this summer, there were no plants and lots of potential erosion. Help us continue our work to bring back the natives and pollinators at this phenomenal birding spot with Sky Island Alliance just an hour south of Tucson.

Madera Canyon Restoration

August 29, 2015

We are bringing back nature!  After two bridges were replaced earlier this summer, there were no plants and lots of potential erosion. Help us continue our work to bring back the natives and pollinators at this phenomenal birding spot with Sky Island Alliance just an hour south of Tucson.

Sutherland Wash Restoration

August 7, 2015

We all need food, water and shelter to survive, right? Help improve those qualities for the native wildlife of this lush area just north of Catalina State Park in this one-day event. This is a joint project with the Genius Loci Foundation and the Arizona Native Plant Society.

Spring Assessments in the Santa Ritas

June 26, 2015

Help monitor springs in the Santa Rita Mountains, near Madera Canyon. Requires hiking. Camping overnight.

Volunteer Heroes add Diversity in Bear Canyon

June 24, 2015

This year’s spring break marks our one year anniversary working in Bear Canyon, located in Tucson, Arizona on the Coronado National Forest boundary in the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Sky Island Nature Watch approaches 200 new species observations!

June 18, 2015

Do bobcats, bugs, or birds visit your backyard? Have you ever noticed a tortoise or family of javalina crossing – or hit – on the road? We want to hear your stories!

Wetland Restoration at Brown Canyon Ranch

June 15, 2015

Help us restore a pond for the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog and create habitat for Monarch butterflies in the Huachuaca mountains. Come for a day, or camp overnight.

Springs Ecological Assessments

June 12, 2015

Join us in monitoring a handful of springs located in the cooler high country of the Catalina mountains! This is an overnight camping trip.

Wildlife Tracking & Camera Monitoring

Survey window for wildlife monitoring teams. Training required.