Written by Sarah Lapidus. Reprinted by permission of the Arizona Republic Borderlands Restoration Network, an environmental conservation and restoration nonprofit in southern Arizona received almost $1 million in federal funding to work alongside numerous agencies for a large-scale three-year project […]

Nonprofit gets $1 million to help conserve southern Arizona’s landscapes


Reprinted by permission of the Tucson Audubon Society Cooler temperatures have been luring more people to the Paton Center for Hummingbirds in Patagonia over the last week or so. While most visitors have been from Arizona, we’ve had folks from […]

News from the Paton Center for Hummingbirds


Reprinted by permission of Borderlands Wildlife Preserve It is official! The Casa Blanca Trailhead for the Arizona Trail (AZT) is open! We are so happy to partner with the Arizona Trail Association and wish you all the best hiking on […]

Now Open – The Casa Blanca Trailhead


It’s Member Monday! Every Monday we feature a member of the Sky Islands Tourism Association. These are the small businesses and non-profits that make our Sky Islands communities an incredible place to visit! This week we are pleased to feature […]

Member Monday – The Patagonia Museum



Excerpt from the NY Times article – “8 Things to Do in the Southwest This Fall” written by Elaine Gusac – Oct. 3, 2021 Taste desert wines Arizona is likely not the first state that comes to mind when you […]

Rune Wines Makes the NY Times!


Monarch waystation

The next generation of monarch butterflies is emerging at the Paton Center! And they need our help.  Without milkweeds throughout their spring and summer breeding areas in North America, monarchs would not be able to produce the successive generations that […]

Learn How to Help the Monarchs



A southern Arizona oasis for boating, fishing and birding Story credit goes to Scott Craven of the Arizona Republic When the sign suddenly pops up along a two-lane highway carved through Arizona’s wine country, you wonder if it’s a mistake. […]

Escape to Patagonia Lake State Park



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