INTRODUCING the NEW Conservancy Coalition
The Circle of Friends has a new name!
The "Conservancy Coalition" is our individual giving program.
The McDowell Sonoran Preserve is the largest urban preserve in North America and the 4th largest urban preserve in the world. Building on the legacy of our Stewards and their success we press forward to establish ourselves as global leaders in conservation, STEM education for youth and ecological research.
We hope you are inspired by our history and our vision for the future.
Joining the Conservancy Coalition directly impacts the following programs:
Stewardship/Best Practices in Volunteer Leadership and Management
- Conservation and Trail Maintenance
- Adult Education
- User Safety with daily Patrols and Guides
- Guided Hike and Bike Experts
- Donor Recognition
Stem Education for Youth/Experiential Learning Labs
- Classroom Curriculum
- Field Trips to the Preserve
- Junior Citizen Science Festival
Parsons Field Institute Research Projects
Assessing the impact of urban stressors and climate change on:
Improving best management practices in ecological restoration including:
- Native Plants Planning and Development
- Trail Restoration
- Invasive Plant Management
Assessing viability of Gooseneck Corridor:
- Wildlife Connectivity (Camera Traps)
- Acoustic Monitoring
- Neighborhood Mapping
Join the Conservancy Coalition! Your support ensures our legacy and secures our future.