Help Count Animals & Plants at Saguaro National Park October 21st-22nd
Public Registration for the 2011 Saguaro BioBlitz inventory teams is now open! You are invited to join scientists in the field to find and identify species that live in Saguaro National Park during the BioBlitz on October 21-22, 2011.
Online registration can be found at www.nationalgeographic.com/bioblitz. Due to limited space on inventory teams, advance registration is required to ensure a spot on a team. Teams will be located in both east and west districts of the park, and check-in may take place in field stations where appropriate. This information will be available on the registration site.
The Coalition has adopted Oracle Road / State Route 77 from milepost 83 to 84, as part of the Adopt-A-Highway campaign. This section of the road encompasses two of the three wildlife crossings that are slated for construction in 2013. Our first cleanup is this Saturday, from 7am~10am. If you can help for all or any portion of the time, please let us know. We will provide breakfast foods, snacks, and water to refill your water bottles.
This is a great opportunity to check out the crossing locations firsthand and to get all the up-to-date information about the progress of the wildlife crossings! We will also be on the lookout for signs of wildlife to document their use of the area.
Sky Island Alliance Speaker Series Continues TONIGHT! 7:30pm at Zuzi! at the Historic Y, 738 N 5th Ave, FREE!
Author Ken Lamberton shares his knowledge of and passion for this magnificent place we all call home! View event poster.
Your donation will go directly to ensuring that Sonoran Desert habitat planning efforts use the best science available to identify and preserve lands, to protect critical habitats and to direct development to less biologically sensitive areas.
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, with primary emphasis on Pima County’s Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan.
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Want to learn more about what’s happening around the Oracle Road wildlife crossings? Check out this recent presentation given by our Conservation Science Director Jessica Moreno: You can also view a pdf of the presentation HERE.
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