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Reprinted by permission of the Tucson Audubon Society With temperatures still often dipping into the 20’s just before sunrise at the Paton Center, it’s encouraging to see a few signs of spring. The Curve-billed Thrasher has replaced its whisper song […]

Signs of Spring at the Paton Center?

Fascinating work opportunities at Borderlands Restoration Network await those who are interested in supporting Mother Earth. Here are just a few of the new faces they have welcomed this summer: Gianna Martin and Arriana Ochoa, local Patagonians are working at […]

BRN Welcomes New Faces

The Arizona Trail Association recently kicked off a massive undertaking near the town of Patagonia to reroute 32 miles of the Arizona Trail to avoid paved and dirt roads by constructing a safe, scenic path for all non-motorized trail users. […]

FYI: Revamping the Arizona Trail

A huge round of thanks goes to our friends at Borderlands Restoration Network for the gift of a homemade hummingbird feeder in celebration of “Migratory Bird Day”.We subscribe to the theory “if you fill it, they will come” ….so we’re […]

A Big Thank You to the Folks at BRN


Per the Borderlands Nursery crew, the coralbean (Erythina flabelliformis) is one of their favorite plants in the nursery. It flowers brilliantly before it leafs out in the hottest/driest time of the year and produces hard, dark red poisonous seeds that […]

In the Borderlands Nursery