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NAU intern Lucas Mulcahy makes contributes information during 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

2020-12-23T13:46:56-07:00December 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

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|

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|

Fast Facts About the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy

The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy preserves and advances natural open space through science, education and stewardship. Our vision is a culture that ensures, preserves and values natural open spaces for all to enjoy. With more than 30,500 acres protected in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, we are stewards of the largest urban Preserve in the country.

2020-10-06T13:44:07-07:00October 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

AZGFD urges public to leave baby wildlife alone

           GAME AND FISH NEWS For immediate release, May 12, 2020 Arizona Game and Fish Department Contact: John Trierweiler, Public Information Officer (623) 236-7230, jtrierweiler@azgfd.gov AZGFD urges public to leave baby wildlife alone  PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) reminds the public to leave baby wildlife alone. As temperatures rise and

2020-05-18T09:49:18-07:00May 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Mountain Lines – Spring 2018

Our Spring 2018 Mountain Lines, magazine of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, is available now. Check out our web edition to learn about Q&A with Justin Owen, New Executive Director, Let's Ride in the Preserve Backcountry, Ecology Explorers Partnership: Enhancing Science Education and so much more. Read more

2020-05-17T05:43:15-07:00May 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Effects of Fire on the Preserve

By Kara Barron, 2016-17 McDowell Sonoran Conservancy biodiversity fellow The immediate aftermath of a fire produces obvious evidence. Vegetation is scorched or dead, and animals have fled to safer places. It takes time for the land to return to its pre-fire state, and the key to the area’s ability to do this lies hidden in

2020-05-12T12:59:32-07:00April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|
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