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Conservancy CAZCA partners issue op-ed plea to fund public parks and open spaces

Our partners at CAZCA recently issues an opinion/editorial at Arizona Central reminding the public that in these challenging times, the strain put on our open spaces is extraordinary, and funding is needed to continue to offer these locations for people to enjoy.  They highlight the therapeutic side of nature and ask the public to consider

2020-08-14T10:18:12-07:00August 14th, 2020|Latest Mentions, News, Press, Support|

60 Seconds in the Sonoran Desert #15

Join us again for this weekly installment of the sights of the Sonoran Desert. Take one minute from your day to breathe deeply and take it in. Soon, the weather will be cooler and you can enjoy the experience in person! https://youtu.be/Wjn7aKoMqrc

2020-08-18T08:47:55-07:00August 14th, 2020|News, Sixty Seconds in the Sonoran Desert|

Parson’s Field Institute Associate Director Helen Rowe featured in podcast, In Defense of Plants

The human population of the Sonoran Desert is growing quickly, developing the surrounding landscape at an alarming pace. At the same time, botanists are racing to understand the fate of this so called "green deserts flora." In this episode we learn what it takes to properly assess a region's flora for extinction risk and how

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Reports Results of Non-Native Plant Grant Work

Author:  Paul Staker, Master Steward The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy recently completed a two-year grant from the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management (DFFM). The goal of this grant was to work with partners to implement a regional invasive plant removal program, based on DFFM’s interest in working with local groups within Arizona to help

2020-07-31T10:03:19-07:00July 31st, 2020|News, Science, Stewardship|

Conservancy Staff alumna sights tamarisk beetles in eastern Arizona

On June 12th, Melanie Tluczek with Gila Watershed Partnership made an interesting discovery.  Melanie is an alumna of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, having served as Manager of the Field Institute until 2017.  She is now Executive Directior of the Gila Watershed  Partnership, which, like the Conservancy, seeks to engage the community in protecting local ecosystems

2020-07-15T12:46:33-07:00July 16th, 2020|News, People of the Sonoran Desert, Science|
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