Posts Tagged ‘Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan’

Quail Canyon and the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

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Pima County’s Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP) is Pima County’s blueprint for growth, with biologically-important lands identified by local biologists who convened as the Science Technical Advisory Team. In 2001, […]

Pima County pursues new protected open spaces

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Late last year, Pima County announced a slate of new protected open space acquisitions they are pursuing with the $2 million allocated for the acquisition of conservation land in the […]

The latest on I-11: Lawsuit sees its first day in court

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On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, U.S. District Judge John C. Hinderaker heard arguments on the federal government’s motion to dismiss a portion of our challenge to Interstate 11 filed in […]

SnapShot USA in full swing

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The Snapshot USA project is a huge collaborative effort to sample mammal populations with camera traps across all of the United States. The study is designed to sample sites in […]

The first Tortolita BioBlitz was a huge success!

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On Saturday November 19th, 46 participants made almost 700 observations of over 135 species! The first Tortolita Preserve BioBlitz was a huge success! What a great way to share and […]

Desert Fence Busters

Join us for our last Desert Fence Busters event for Winter 2023! WHEN: 7:30am-2pm WHERE: West Tucker Road, Avra Valley – more detailed directions will be given after you register […]

New wildlife cameras generate spectacular photos

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Thanks to a new partnership with volunteer, welder, and ecology student Raynor Vandeven, there are now four wildlife cameras out in the field with professional photography equipment capturing images of […]