Research Reports from NAU

The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and the School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) at Northern Arizona University (NAU) are partnering on a new conservation practice research program. In this program, students at SES work on projects with the Conservancy’s Parsons Field Institute through internships and group capstone projects to give students access to unique opportunities to

2020-05-27T13:50:30-07:00May 18th, 2020|News, Science|

AZGFD urges public to leave baby wildlife alone

           GAME AND FISH NEWS For immediate release, May 12, 2020 Arizona Game and Fish Department Contact: John Trierweiler, Public Information Officer (623) 236-7230, AZGFD urges public to leave baby wildlife alone  PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) reminds the public to leave baby wildlife alone. As temperatures rise and

2020-05-18T09:49:18-07:00May 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Proud to Partner in Conservation Alliance 

The Parsons Field Institute is a proud regional partner within the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA).  Our team helped spearhead a regional open space conservation strategy, which was completed in 2018. Dr. Helen Rowe and Master Steward Dan Gruber serve on the CAZCA steering committee, whose main task is to foster the implementation of this strategy. Our collaborative

2020-05-18T11:20:57-07:00May 14th, 2020|Science|

Parsons Field Institute Citizen Science News – May 5, 2020

Dear Parsons Field Institute and Citizen Science Friends, We are excited to share with you our achievements from the 2019-2020 season. While our season ended differently than most of us expected, we've had many successes over the past year that we'd like to share. Below we share highlights from each of our citizen science project

2020-05-12T13:03:41-07:00May 5th, 2020|News, Publications, Science|

Cheers to a Successful Year of Citizen Science!

Despite recent challenges caused by the global pandemic, the 2019–2020 season was filled with incredible successes. The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy’s Parsons Field Institute and Citizen Science Program achieved so much over the past year, from continuing ongoing projects to starting exciting new ones, from engaging volunteers to collaborating with new partners. We are thrilled to

2020-05-05T09:46:10-07:00May 5th, 2020|News, Science|

60 Seconds In the Sonoran Desert

We are thrilled to help you find a minute of peace with our new feature, 60 Seconds in the Sonoran Desert.  Just one minute of focused time and mindful breathing has been show to have beneficial effects in reducing stress and anxiety.  Join us and take in the Sonoran Desert.      

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