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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

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

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

Sandwiches for breakfast or lunch are now on the menu. Made to order just as you like them. Arrive early and we now have hot, made-to-order breakfast sandwiches. Sausage, bacon, eggs, and cheese all served on either a fresh croissant […]

The Ovens of Patagonia Offers “Made to Order”