Newsletters

The Coalition publishes a quarterly newsletter, Friends of the Desert. Full of up-to-date information on our major programs and projects, check out past issues of our newsletter below!

August 30, 2017

Friends of the Desert Newsletter- Summer 2017

In this issue you’ll find… The Oracle Road Wildlife Crossings: A Year in Review Updates on our 2017 Remote Wildlife Camera Monitoring Program How to Add Your Nature Observations to INaturalist Engagement Opportunities Impact Briefs on Local Conservation Issues And More! View/Download Friends of the Desert Newsletter-Summer 2017 here. And if you would like to receive a […]

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March 20, 2017

Friends of the Desert Newsletter – Spring 2017

In this issue: The finalization of Pima County’s Multi-Species Conservation Plan, 18 years in the making! The expansion of our Remote Wildlife Camera Monitoring project continues. A showcase of some of Pima County’s spectacular conservation lands.  A tribute to conservation hero Mick Meader. And more!  View/download Friends of the Desert-Spring 2017 here. And if you […]

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August 15, 2016

Friends of the Desert #51

In this issue: What’s next for Oracle Road? Find out the progress of this project and what’s next now that the wildlife bridge is complete. More Cameras, More Critters: Learn more about the expansion of our wildlife monitoring program and how you can be apart of it. “You say goodbye and I say hello,” not […]

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April 1, 2016

Friends of the Desert #50

In this issue: What Future do you See for the Sonoran Desert? New aerial photos showcase both recent successes and ongoing challenges; Arizona Corporate Commission Approves Destructive SunZia Transmission Line: Renowned San Pedro River Valley and highly diverse wildlife will suffer; If You Build it, They Will Come: Monitoring of the Oracle Road Wildlife Crossings Starts Soon!; and more!

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December 31, 2015

Friends of the Desert #49

In this issue: Reflecting on 2015, Looking Ahead to 2016; Carolyn’s Corner: Seasons of Successes, Challenges; Wildlife Soon to Have Safe Passages Across Oracle Road; We’re Adding Wildlife Cameras to Our Fleet!; and more!

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August 17, 2015

Friend of the Desert #48

In this issue: Open Space and What it Means for You; Carolyn’s Corner: Now is the Time to Act! You can make an impact in our community; Coming soon to a Wildlife Linkage Near You: More Cameras!; More Progress Every Day: Oracle Road wildlife crossings closer to completion; and more!

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April 15, 2015

Friends of the Desert #47

In this issue: Wildlife Crossings Underway on Oracle Road; Carolyn’s Corner: The Time for a Bond Election is Now; More Cameras, More Critters!; Huge Victory for Wildlife in Marana; and more!

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October 6, 2014

Friends of the Desert #46

In this issue: Why We Need More Open Space in Pima County: Your input is critical to a successful 2015 Open Space Bond; What’s the Latest with Rosemont?: An Ocelot, Hudbay and the Threat of an Environmental Disaster; Protecting Wildlife Linkages near Kitt Peak; Painted Hills: Now Protected as a Community Treasure; and more!

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December 23, 2013

Friends of the Desert #45

In this issue: Birders Mean Business!: Arizona’s Watchable Wildlife worth $1.4 Billion Per Year, Jaguars in Arizona: Threats and Critical Habitat, Open Space Remains a Top Priority for Pima County Residents,The Painted Hills: A treasure for All City and County Residents; and more!

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April 17, 2013

Friends of the Desert #44

In this issue: Too Many Houses – Too Close to the Park: Coalition Supporters Make a Difference for Catalina State Park; Safe Passages Coming in 2013: Wildlife Crossing Project Awarded Additional Funding; Collaborative History in Creating Catalina State Park; Discovery Through the Lens: Wildlife Monitoring a Great Experience; and more!

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