Monthly Archives: February 2020

Conservancy Takes Global Leadership Role

There’s more to conserving the Sonoran Desert than grooming trails. It starts with preserving the thousands of plants that thrive there. That’s where the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy is taking a leadership role—again. The Conservancy will lead a group of experts in assessing nearly 4,000 Sonoran Desert plant species as part of the IUCN’s Red List

2021-03-30T17:19:25-07:00February 22nd, 2020|News, Science|

Parsons Field Institute Citizen Science News – February 14, 2020

Dear Parsons Field Institute and Citizen Science Friends, We have a busy field season approaching, with opportunities to get involved in restoration projects, invasive species management, phenology observations, and more! Read below to learn more and to get involved in these projects this February and March. We are also excited to announce and welcome our

2020-05-11T10:06:23-07:00February 14th, 2020|News, Publications, Science|

5 Best Trails for Instagram Photos

What’s an awesome trail hike without sharing it with friends and family on Instagram? Not only can you claim bragging rights but you help them get the most from their next visit to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. So where are the best places to snap your epic picture? Get our list of the best hiking

2020-04-03T16:58:20-07:00February 13th, 2020|News|

4 Fun Activities For Conservancy Kids

Soccer practice, piano lessons, scout meeting. Are your kids in a rut when it comes to the same old after-school activities? Try throwing in a little variety. Give them a chance to get outside and explore our native animals and plants (and have some fun too). Take a look at these rousing educational activities for

Mountain Lines – Winter 2020

Our Winter 2020 Mountain Lines, magazine of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, is available now. Check out our web edition to learn about A Sense of Place: Protecting the Preserve, Celebrating New Trailheads and 25 Yrs. of Progress towards the Community's Vision for Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve, the Spectacular Saguaro and so much more. Read more

2020-05-14T21:59:16-07:00February 1st, 2020|Mountain Lines, News, Publications|
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