The Coalition works to create a community where: ecosystem health is protected; nature and healthy wild animal populations are valued; and residents, visitors, and future generations can all drink clean water, breathe clean air, and find wild places to roam.

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Come support the Coalition on April 22nd at Antigone Books! - April 17, 2014

On Earth Day (Tuesday, April 22nd) Antigone Books will be donating 10 percent of their proceeds to the Coalition! We will be there with an information table and snacks from 11am-2pm. We’ll have bagels, lemonade, and sun tea, so come by and chat! We would love to share information about the projects we are working […]

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Support the Sonoran Desert on Arizona Gives Day! - April 7, 2014

Please support us Wednesday, April 9th, for Arizona Gives Day! The Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection will be participating in this special day where residents across the state can make a profound difference in their communities by supporting their favorite non-profit! Do you want to see more connected and protected open spaces? Strong wildlife populations […]

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Give Input Today for the Oro Valley General Plan Update! - April 3, 2014

Now is your chance to provide feedback and ideas for the future of Oro Valley! The town is currently looking for input on its draft “Vision and Guiding Principles” as part of the General Plan update. These outline what matters most to Oro Valley residents based on previous comments, and will be used as a […]

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Write to Support Open Space by March 21 & Plan to Attend the Bond Meeting! - March 18, 2014

Now is your chance to advocate for open space and important habitat! On March 21, the Bond Advisory Committee (BAC) will discuss open space funding for the next bond election. The Conservation Acquisition Commission (CAC) recommended that $285 million be allocated for Conservation Open Space. So far, $120 million has been tentatively adopted, less than […]


Coalition Works With Developers for Conservation and Future Planning - March 14, 2014

At the March 11th Board of Supervisors meeting, the Coalition had success working with developers and ensuring responsible land use in ecologically sensitive areas and promoting conservation.  Along the Santa Cruz River east of I-19 at Continental Road and Whitehouse Canyon Road, the owners of approximately 1,095 acres of land, currently farmed pecan groves, are […]

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Judith Meyer

Judith Meyer

“I am grateful to have this organization working towards the goals I support.”

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