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.
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By Ryan Kemmer, Jerimiah Kent and Michael Umholtz, Arizona State University students In June 2020, the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy partnered with Arizona State University’s School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE) to sponsor a capstone project. The project’s purpose statement detailed the need for a software application capable of automating emergence counts
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.
ASU School of Life Sciences Special Seminar – Wealth, race, and wildlife: The impacts of structural inequality on urban wildlife
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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
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
Published on Sunday, August 9th, on page 17 at this link: Conservancy Undaunted by Pandemic, Rain
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
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