Newsletters

The Coalition publishes a quarterly newsletter, Friends of the Desert. Full of up-to-date information on our major programs and projects, check out past issues of our newsletter below!

April 17, 2013

Friends of the Desert #44

In this issue: Too Many Houses – Too Close to the Park: Coalition Supporters Make a Difference for Catalina State Park; Safe Passages Coming in 2013: Wildlife Crossing Project Awarded Additional Funding; Collaborative History in Creating Catalina State Park; Discovery Through the Lens: Wildlife Monitoring a Great Experience; and more!

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June 10, 2012

Friends of the Desert #43

In this issue: The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan Continues to Inspire; Oracle Road Wildlife Crossings: Moving Close to Completion; The Kitt Peak Wildlife Linkage: Cooperation in Promoting Connectivity on SR86; Rosemont Roundup: Mine Seeks Permission to Damage our Air, Water, and Land; and more!

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November 17, 2011

Friends of the Desert #42

In this issue: A Wild Way to Create Jobs, The Value of Conserving Wildlife, Solar Development that is Good for the Sonoran Desert?, Rosemont Mine: It Just Doesn’t Add Up, What Will State Trust Reform Really Look Like?, and more!

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May 31, 2011

Friends of the Desert #41

In this issue: Renewable Energy: Conservation Lands Must Be Protected, Planning for SR77 Wildlife Crossings Moves Forward, Looking Ahead: The Continued Need for State Trust Land Reform, Marana Borrow Pit Restoration Begins, and more!

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January 4, 2011

Friends of the Desert #40

In this issue: Voters Reject Sweep of Land Conservation Fund, Mountain Lions in the Tucson Mountains, The Arizona Preserve Initiative, Pinal Partnership Kicks Off Open Space Planning Initiative, and more!

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May 17, 2010

Friends of the Desert #39

In this issue: Wildlife Crossings Funded, Conservation Acquisition Update, Rosemont Mine Action Alert, Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival, and more!

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July 28, 2009

Friends of the Desert #38

In this issue: Conservation Acquisition Success, Mountain Lions in the Tucson Mountains, Safe Passages for Wildlife, Buffelgrass, Fixing the Clean Water Act, and more

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November 12, 2008

Friends of the Desert #37

In this Issue: Successes on Regional Conservation, New Science Steers Acquisition Program, 2009 Bond Process Moves Forward, Ecological Monitoring Plan Under Development, Now is the Time for Buying Open Space, Updates on Arroyo Grande and Conservation Acquisitions, and more

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March 27, 2008

Friends of the Desert #36

In this Issue: Arroyo Grande, I-10 Bypass, Buffelgrass, Widlife Linkages, Update: Open Space and Water Resource Policy, Rosemont Mine, Monthly Gifts….

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October 26, 2007

Friends of the Desert #35

In this Issue: Message from the Director, 2008 Open Space Bond needs your help, Protection for Water Resources, 15,000 house development, Tumamoc Puble Hearing Notice.

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