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


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?

HEALTH: The gift you can give yourself this holiday season! The fitness field has come a long way, and you can learn how to be EFFICIENT in exercising to MAXIMIZE your results. Grab one or two friends (for accountability, encouragement, […]

Personal Training Program – Sol Fit

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

The Paton Center just grew, by 5 acres! After 4 years of ongoing work with The Nature Conservancy, Tucson Audubon Society now owns the Paton Creekside Cuckoo Corridor instead of just managing it for TNC. That’s 5 new acres to bird and explore with an […]

Excellent News For Our Local Birders

Get a glimpse of the project the Patagonia Creative Arts Association/Tin Shed Theater has been working on for the Patagonia Fall Festival info tent. PCAA provides much needed art instruction within the Patagonia School district and in addition offers arts-related […]

Patagonia Creative Arts Association in Action

The Tucson Audubon’s Paton Center for Hummingbirds is very happy to report good use of their recently added Little Library!  They say that the  books  are  happily  coming  and  going. If you are coming to Paton to check out the […]

The Paton Center Little Library