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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