Oak Savannah

Sierra Pinito

The Sierra Pinito are a very nice range that at its upper limit has pure pine forest consisting of Arizona pine (Pinus arizonica). As with many Sky Islands logging took most old growth pine in the...

Type of Content: Sky Island Profile
Tumacacori Highlands, Atascosa Mountains

The Tumacacori Highlands are an extended area of high country and rolling hills. Two primary named mountains make up most of the highlands - the Atascosa Mountains and the Pajarito Mountains. This...

Type of Content: Sky Island Profile
  • Oak Savannah vegetation community

In our region oak savannah often exists in the foothills of many Sky Islands especially in the north. Many Quercus species can occupy oak savannah, but the most common species are Q. oblongifolia...

Type of Content: Vegetation Communities

In the San Luis Mountains south and southwest of Arivaca.

Type of Content: Gallery
Unknown grasshopper, Tumacacoris
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Track of wild ocelot

With outline drawn in to help see the track

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Juniperus deppeana, leaves and fruit
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Sacaton grassland near Canelo Hills
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Backpack trip in from BLM land on south side of the lower canyon. Several of these photos were taken in a major tributary called Swamp Springs Canyon.

Type of Content: Gallery

Exploration and bird survey trip in summer 2010 to the northeast side and top of the Sierra Chivato.

Type of Content: Gallery

Exploration trip to the west side of the Sierra Chivato in June of 2007.

Type of Content: Gallery
Upper Bear Canyon, Santa Catalina Mountains
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Type of Content: Gallery

We just returned from Rancho Pan Duro on the spine of the Sierra Madre. It is located south of Los Ojos, 50 miles or so southeast of Agua Prieta/Douglas. Mexico doesn't have fire suppression...

Type of Content: Article
Rosemont Valley sunrise in the Santa Ritas
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Rosemont Valley in the Santa Ritas
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