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Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection

Friends of the Desert #39
Download our latest print newsletter. In this issue we highlight the recent approval of funding for three wildlife crossings along Oracle Road! Also: Conservation Acquisition Update; Rosemont Mine Action Alert; Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival; and more! Of course, you can always view the Friends of the Desert Newsletter at http://www.sonorandesert.org.

Bats Raid Hummingbird Feeders!
One of our newest member groups, Bat Conservation International, is looking for help with a Citizen-Science Project. They are enlisting volunteers to monitor hummingbird feeders for use by nectar feedings bats. For more information about this project, please download the informational materials or email ted@sonaura.net.

Upcoming Events:

Ironwood Forest National Monument 10th Anniversary Celebration – June 5th
Check out www.ironwoodforest.org for more information, or RSVP to Lahsha Brown at                        628.2092 or lahsha@ironwoodforest.org.

Saguaro National Park Labor Day – September 6th
The Coalition is honored to again be one of the recipient’s of the proceeds from the Saguaro National Park Labor Day Race, so we want to encourage all of you walkers and runners to get out there! More information can be found at http://azroadrunners.org/races/detail/saguaro.

Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival – September 15th
Just announced! The Coalition will be hosting the Tucson stop of the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival, featuring motivating and inspiring films to encourage activism in the local community. The event will be held at the Loft Cinema and we are currently looking for sponsors and volunteers. Tickets will be on sale soon. http://www.wseff.org.

 

Our Mission
The Coalition’s mission is to achieve the long-term conservation of the biological diversity and ecological function of the Sonoran Desert through comprehensive land-use planning.

Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection

300 E University Blvd, Suite #120
Tucson, AZ 85705
+1 520-388-9925

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