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September 30, 2022

Check out our 2021 Annual Gratitude Report!

We can’t say it enough but we are grateful for you! Our 2021 Annual Gratitude Report is a place to celebrate many of the things we accomplished together in 2021. […]

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The latest on Interstate 11 and our lawsuit

The Coalition has been involved in commenting on the proposal for a new southern Arizona federal highway, Interstate 11, for a decade. We first commented on the Corridor Justification Study […]

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August 26, 2022

Pima County’s 2021 MSCP Annual Report

Pima County recently released their 2021 MSCP Annual Report. The MSCP – or Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan – is an integral part of the larger Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. According […]

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August 23, 2022

Welcome to our newest member group, the Arizona Master Naturalist Association!

This month, we welcomed a new member group, the Arizona Master Naturalist Association (AZMNA)! For the last several years, we have partnered with the Pima Master Naturalists (a chapter of […]

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August 22, 2022

Welcome to our first Desert Wildlife Intern!

We are excited to announce and welcome our first Desert Wildlife Intern! Josh Skattum (he/him/his) will be joining our staff on a part-time basis from August-December and we are so […]

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July 28, 2022

Pima County’s Open Space Conservation Acquisitions: An Overview¬†

Pima County has invested heavily in acquiring conservation properties, especially in fulfilling the goals of the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. The County recently released a new report about all their […]

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July 27, 2022

Reducing Roadkill: Safe Passages for Wildlife on Interstate-10 East

By Jessica Moreno, Conservation Science Director One of the best things about doing roadkill surveys is watching the sunrise. During the monsoons, the sun breaks across the eastern horizon and […]

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May 9, 2022

New paid Desert Wildlife Internship!

We are excited to announce a new paid internship program with the Coalition. This August, we will be hiring our first paid Desert Wildlife Intern for the Fall 2022 semester. […]

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May 4, 2022

CSDP and partners sue over federal approval of Interstate 11

On April 21, 2022, four conservation groups – the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, along with our member groups Center for Biological Diversity, Tucson Audubon Society, and Friends of Ironwood […]

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April 18, 2022

The latest news in our Spring 2022 Friends of the Desert newsletter

We hope our Spring 2022 newsletter brings some hope, joy, and positivity into your mailboxes and inboxes.  Check out the following articles in the newsletter: The many pieces of a connected landscape State […]

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