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
American Midlands Naturalist today published the Conservancy manuscript, Lessons Learned 5+ Years After Transplanting and Seeding Restoration Sites in the Sonoran Desert, U.S.A. Helen I. Rowe, Tiffany A. Sprague, Jennifer Broatch, Dan Gruber, Debbie Langenfeld, Lisa Rivera Read the manuscript here.
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.
Published on Sunday, August 9th, on page 17 at this link: Conservancy Undaunted by Pandemic, Rain
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