McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Contributes to Foundation of Desert Defenders Program

Take a look at this great AZCentral Article featuring the Conservancy! Mary Fastiggi, Science Coordinator, contributed to the article and serves with the Desert Defenders program with our partners at CAZCA.

2020-09-14T09:57:41-07:00September 14th, 2020|Latest Mentions, News, Press, Science|

ASU School of Life Sciences Special Seminar – Wealth, race, and wildlife: The impacts of structural inequality on urban wildlife

Grab the downloadable flyer here for this event on September 9 and 10 - ONLINE! Get the Flyer!

2020-09-04T10:20:33-07:00September 4th, 2020|Education, News, Online Learning, Science|

Intern Jacob Zehner shares insight into research project

Hello! I am a summer intern from Northern Arizona University working on a collaborative project between the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) and the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy that aims to evaluate the current invasive species management efforts of Homeowners Associations (HOAs) across the Phoenix area.  Currently, our delicate desert ecosystems are succumbing to invasive plant

2020-08-26T12:52:41-07:00August 26th, 2020|News, Science|

What Lies Beneath

by Rob Hallagan   Yes, there are amphibians (toads) in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Hidden. Buried in the Earth. Waiting for the rain. Stewards working under McDowell Sonoran Conservancy’s Citizen Science Program with the Parsons Field Institute have been conducting amphibian surveys over several years. The purpose is to systematically

2020-08-26T08:03:01-07:00August 26th, 2020|News, Science|

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|
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