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Friends of the Desert newsletter #57 is out in the world!

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Although we know most of us are pretty preoccupied with the current global pandemic, we decided to still send out our spring newsletter, hoping to inject a little joy and positivity into your mailboxes and inboxes. 

Check out the following articles in our Spring 2020 Friends of the Desert newsletter:

  • New project collecting data on Rincon-Santa Rita-Whetstone mountains wildlife linkage
  • Healing scars in the desert: wildlife crossings an important piece of protecting the Sonoran Desert
  • Local community rallies to save Tortolita Preserve
  • And more!

And, as always, thank you for supporting a protected and connected Sonoran Desert!

Friends of the Desert Newsletter #56 is hot off the presses!

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The August 2019 Friends of the Desert newsletter is hot off the presses!

Check out the following articles:

  • Proposed I-11 Route Faces Overwhelming Opposition (and what you can still do to help)
  • Protecting Water for People and the Environment
  • Protecting Safe Passages for Wildlife on I-10 East
  • Impact Briefs on the Rosemont Mine and Habitat Conservation Planning in Pima County

Friends of the Desert Newsletter – April 2019

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Our latest Friends of the Desert newsletter is now available! Click on the image to the right to access the digital version. If you’d like a print copy, please send us an email or give us a call at (520) 388-9925 and we’d be happy to put one in the mail! 

In this issue:

  • Critter Cam Field Day expands to 400 children and four schools!
  • Rosemont Mine and Interstate 11 pose grave threats to the Sonoran Desert
  • Pima County Purchases New Open Space Parcels
  • Oracle Road wildlife crossings monitoring update
  • Wildlife Camera Monitoring Project Continue to Grow
  • Desert Champion Spotlight: Kelli Gaither-Banchoff

Friends of the Desert newsletter now available!

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Our latest Friends of the Desert newsletter is now available! Click on the image to the right to access the digital version. If you’d like a print copy, please send us an email or give us a call at (520) 388-9925 and we’d be happy to put one in the mail! 

In this issue:

  • Celebrating 20 Years of Sonoran Desert Protection
  • Pima County Purchases New Open Space Parcel
  • Post-construction goals and projects continue on Oracle Road wildlife crossings
  • Welcome to our new Conservation Science Director, Jessica Moreno!
  • Wildlife Camera Project Data Updates
  • And more! 

Friends of the Desert Newsletter- Summer 2017

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In this issue you’ll find…

  • The Oracle Road Wildlife Crossings: A Year in Review

    Click on the image above to view the full web version of the newsletter!

  • 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 hard copy of our newsletter, please email Sarah.Whelan@sonorandesert.org with your request. Thanks so much for your interest! 

Friends of the Desert Newsletter – Spring 2017

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Click the image above to go to the full newsletter.

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 would like to receive a hard copy of our newsletter, please email Sarah.Whelan@sonorandesert.org with your request. Thanks so much for your interest! 

Friends of the Desert #51

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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 just lyrics from the Beatles, we say a fond farewell and thank you to Hannah and welcome Sarah to the team. Comments on the I-11 proposal, notes on the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, and more!

View/ download our newsletter here: Friends of the Desert #51

If you would like to receive a hard copy of our newsletter, please email sarah.whelan@sonorandesert.org with your request.