Join us once again for 60 Seconds in the Sonoran Desert and explore the sights that we love so much! We know you will love it too!
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
GAME AND FISH NEWS For immediate release, May 12, 2020 Arizona Game and Fish Department Contact: John Trierweiler, Public Information Officer (623) 236-7230, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Enjoy our latest, Sixty Seconds in the Sonoran Desert. It's been shown that just a moment of relaxation can make a huge difference in stress levels.
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
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.
Upon moving to Arizona in 2010 to be closer to their children and grandchildren, Rick and Judy Cooper found themselves near Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve and soon fell in love with the area. Rick and Judy joined a botany hike on the suggestion of others, having some interest in the plants that surrounded them. This
Reviews: "Lyrical ruminations on plant and animal life . . . witty and insightful, [Alcock] pries under rocks and peers around saguaro and brittlebush to explore a world teeming with activity and color. There is magic here, and Alcock conveys the wonder and mystery of seasonal change in a way that will appeal to newcomers
Over a quarter of species on the Red List of Threatened Species face a high risk of extinction—often due to human activity. That’s the most recent report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Their Red List monitors a growing list of over 112,000 species. In response, a global call-to-action has been sounded
That's right - we're at our first Conservancy Kids milestone with this fifth issue! Let's talk about our friends...Pokey Cacti! Exploring local cactus (carefully of course) can lead you to understand more about our Sonoran Desert. This week we highlight vocabulary words, too! There's also a short video on being prepared in the desert, something