Desert Fence Busters Visit Tortolita Preserve

June 3, 2024

The Tortolita Preserve was established to preserve this precious piece of the Sonoran Desert. This area is full of native vegetation and wildlife and is a popular spot for recreation […]

Thank You Spring 2024 Interns!

May 30, 2024

As the semester closes and finals have ended for our students, so too has our Spring 2024 internship semester. We are so sad to say goodbye to Lilly Elena Esperanza Ramirez and Woods […]


May 23, 2024

Dear Friends, I want to share with you some news about transitions here at the Coalition. After 26 years serving as the Executive Director of this amazing organization, I am […]

This Little Owl has a Big History

March 26, 2024

The cactus ferruginous pygmy owl (CFPO) is only 6 inches tall but plays a big part in the Coalition’s story. Written by Jonni Zeman Even after all this time, this […]

Desert Fence Busters: Annual Reports 2021-2023

March 5, 2024

BACKGROUND In 1916 the first formal organization was created to protect declining wildlife populations in the Tucson area, called the Tucson Game Protective Association. This group primarily worked to regulate […]

Welcome Spring 2024 Desert Wildlife Interns!

January 24, 2024

Our interns are joining us for the Spring 2024 semester to help with wildlife camera database management, and more. Welcome to the team! Lilly Elena Esperanza Ramirez, Spring 2024 Desert Wildlife […]

Join us for Environmental Day at the Capitol

January 9, 2024

Please join us for Environmental Day at the Arizona Capitol on Thursday, Jan 25th, 2024 from 8:30-2pm. Hear great speakers, meet other awesome advocates, and meet with your legislators to advocate […]

Donate today for the Sonoran Desert!

December 1, 2023

This past year has been full of growth and energy here at the Coalition. During our 25th year, we started new projects and renewed our commitment to our mission. Together, […]

Fall 2023 Friends of the Desert Newsletter

October 26, 2023

Our Fall 2023 newsletter showcases all the important work your support makes possible! Check out the following articles in the newsletter: – Taking Care of the Wildlife Crossings – New Desert […]

Merchandise Update!

October 12, 2023

Get your new Coalition t-shirt and other merchandise today!  Join us in celebrating over 25 years of Sonoran Desert Protection this year by purchasing a new CSDP t-shirt, either short […]