Save the date for our first Guided Nature Walk of the year this February 18 at 10 AM! Join us for a gentle morning hike along the Smith Canyon Loop Trail at the Borderlands Wildlife Preserve and get to know BRN Conservation Director Joaquin Murrieta-Saldivar. Participants will learn about landscape ecology and watershed conservation. Joaquin […]
Last year’s ample Autumn and Winter rains will translate into a banner season for Wildflowers in select parts of the Sky Islands. This fun and informative Naturalist Saunter is scheduled to coincide with the usual epicenter of blooming times in Spring, making for a species-rich and colorful experience.
The Sky Islands region of southeast Arizona stands out even amongst the elite list of global birding hotspots, given its high levels of avian biodiversity. Enjoy a diverse tapestry of birds, while learning how to find and identify them. Discover intriguing avian natural history and behavior during a series of easy to moderate walks.
Southeast Arizona hosts soaring mountain ranges carpeted with forests - each isolated by surrounding foreboding deserts or parched grasslands. These ranges are thus virtual habitat islands, lending the region its most famous name - the Sky Islands. Here we enjoy a world-class biodiversity hotspot, hosting more species than any comparable area in the U.S.