FYI


  Spring Seeker – Be a Spring Seeker and carry our simple survey form on your smartphone when you’re hiking.  If you find water, complete the survey to easily alert Sky Island Alliance about the spring’s condition and guide where we work to protect […]

Sky Island Alliance – Opportunities to Help


Did you know that the Borderlands Wildlife Preserve has two amazing trails to explore?! The Smith Canyon Loop (2.29-mile loop) and Cross Corridor Trail (4.12 mile out and back). Both trails are rated easy to moderate and with the weather […]

News from Borderlands Wildlife Preserve


A huge round of thanks goes to the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona for the grant provided to the Sky Islands Tourism Association by the South32 Hermosa Community Fund. The funds will be used over the coming year to keep […]

Sending Our Thanks for Their Generosity


Reprinted with his permission For another safe way to explore Arizona beauty, consider a scenic drive. We’ve got some special gems in this state. All officially designated scenic and historic highways are featured in my next book but that won’t […]

Roger Naylor: A Trip To The Sky Islands




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


Borderlands

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



According to the experts at the Sky Islands Alliance, the Sky Islands we hold near and dear are a magical place indeed. Did you know more than 7,000 species of plants and animals—including over half of the birds in North […]

What ARE the Sky Islands?


As you can see from the photos, the December 12th book presentation gala was a huge success. A rapt “standing room only” crowd enjoyed the book presentation & reading by Peg Bowden, as well as the musical performance by the […]

It was SRO at The Global Arts Gallery


Rooted in the past. Involved in the present. Investing in the future. That’s the way the Dos Palmas owners describe their approach to life and it’s easy to understand why. Rooted in the PAST is a reference to Dos Palmas […]

Dos Palmas Vacation Home Pays It Forward


The shops in Patagonia are getting ready for the 18th annual Art Walk , as evidenced by the recent activity in Global Arts Gallery. Owner Adrienne Halpert is featuring the work of renown area artist, Linda Rosenfield and the artist […]

Getting Ready for the 2019 Holiday Art Walk