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Friends of the Desert Newsletter #58

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We hope our Fall 2020 newsletter brings some hope, joy, and positivity into your mailboxes and inboxes. Despite the many really hard situations in the world today, there is still lots of good happening and you are part of that with your support of the Sonoran Desert – thank you! 

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

  • Oracle Road wildlife crossings continue to provide safe passages for wildlife
  • Coalition adopts Strategic Plan to guide our work into the future
  • El Rio Preserve benefits local wildlife and people
  • And more!

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

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.