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#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

#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

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

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

#MondayMemories looks back at our 25th Anniversary

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

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Provides Insight for White Tank Mountains Conservancy’s Connectivity Initiative

Large, connected landscapes are critical for wildlife. Maintaining these connected open spaces can be challenging, especially in areas experiencing rapid urbanization. Can we protect wildlife while also meeting the desires of people? McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Scottsdale and other entities, has long considered this a top priority. McDowell Sonoran Preserve

2020-10-30T13:57:09-07:00October 30th, 2020|Featured News, News, Science|
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