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McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Among Featured Non-Profits Doing Good

From CityLifestyle MagazineNonprofits serve important roles in their communities. Many provide for those in need or are working toward achieving certain goals that might make the world a better place. On these pages, we’ve written about four nonprofits making an impact. Discover a playhouse that seeks to help children with Down syndrome and their families;

2020-12-09T14:35:08-07:00December 9th, 2020|Latest Mentions, News, Press|

#MondayMemories looks back at our 25th Anniversary (Part Five)

Just five short years ago, we celebrated the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy's 25th Birthday. As a part of that celebration, we remembered some of the most significant things that happened in each of our first 25 years. We are now approaching our 30th Birthday, and we are taking this opportunity to reflect again on our past

Another way to give through your holiday Amazon purchases – AmazonSmile

It's Giving Tuesday, and while we love direct contributions (see this link for donation details), we are always open to receiving your AmazonSmile donations!Read here for how to give via AmazonSmile, where every purchase means a donation to the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy!What is AmazonSmile?AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your

2020-12-01T08:05:42-07:00December 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

#MondayMemories looks back at our 25th Anniversary (Part Five)

Just five short years ago, we celebrated the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy's 25th Birthday. As a part of that celebration, we remembered some of the most significant things that happened in each of our first 25 years. We are now approaching our 30th Birthday, and we are taking this opportunity to reflect again on our past

NAU intern Gabe Baca lauds IUCN experience

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is recognized worldwide as the most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. It uses a system based on five criteria to evaluate the extinction risk of species and subspecies throughout all regions of the world. The IUCN Red List is scientifically based

2020-11-30T15:27:56-07:00November 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

#MondayMemories looks back at our 25th Anniversary (Part Four)

Just five short years ago, we celebrated the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy's 25th Birthday. As a part of that celebration, we remembered some of the most significant things that happened in each of our first 25 years. We are now approaching our 30th Birthday, and we are taking this opportunity to reflect again on our past

Scottsdale City Council agrees to Site Steward Program

The Scottsdale City Council recently approved participation in the Arizona Site Steward program, starting a process that will enable the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy to leverage the Arizona State Parks Foundation program. The Arizona Site Steward program was developed by Governor Bruce Babbitt and his Archaeological Advisory Commission in an attempt to support the protection of cultural sites

2020-11-16T15:17:01-07:00November 16th, 2020|News, Stewardship|

ASU’s State Press features Conservancy’s bat count program

The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy has been working with ASU computer science students on a capstone project directed at monitoring bat populations in Arizona. Since June, the McDowell Sonoran Preserve has worked with the students to apply software that automates the emergence counts of bats from a gated mine in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.According to its website, counting the number

2020-11-16T13:24:45-07:00November 16th, 2020|Featured News, Latest Mentions, News, Press|

Ecosystems – Everything is connected

By Nicole Kallman, Education Manager, McDowell Sonoran ConservancyWhen most of us think about ecosystems, we think of the relationships between plants and animals. But the most fundamental relationship in any ecosystem is between the environment and everything that lives there. As the environment changes, whatever lives there must adapt to the changes or be replaced

2020-11-16T12:44:30-07:00November 16th, 2020|Education, News, Online Learning|

#MondayMemories looks back at our 25th Anniversary (Part Three)

Just five short years ago, we celebrated the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy's 25th Birthday. As a part of that celebration, we remembered some of the most significant things that happened in each of our first 25 years. We are now approaching our 30th Birthday, and we are taking this opportunity to reflect again on our past

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