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Cananea mine from Sierra Elenita, photo by Ana Lilia Reina-Guerrero
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  • Confluence of Rio Tutuaca and Sirupa, begin Rio Aros

By Huck

Recently I had the opportunity to see, by raft, the country I've been tramping overland for the last couple of decades. Just getting to the put-in of our trip was a...

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On August 7, 2014 ten million gallons of a mining wastewater solution broke through containment at the Buenavista copper mine just outside of Cananea, Sonora. The sulfuric acid solution was...

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Trip supported by Maricopa Audubon Society to inventory birds and plants of the area.

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Devil’s Canyon is located in Pinal County Arizona approximately 6 km east of the town of Superior in the Globe Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest. The area is generally rugged with deep...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles

Devil’s Canyon is located in Pinal County Arizona a few miles east of Superior in the Globe Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest. The area is extremely rugged with deep canyons, rocky...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles

The Dolores Mine is a large gold and silver mine in the upper Rio Aros/Yaqui watershed just across the Sonoran border in Chihuahua. These photo are taken by Roger Featherstone from a small plane....

Type of Content: Gallery
  • Cananea Mine in operation

Sonora is rich in minerals and precious metals and is facing threats of new and bigger mines regularly. Sonora is the top state for mining in all of México.

The region covered by this site...

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This cactus has a very limited distribution and is an Endangered Species. It survives in a narrow elevational zone from the upper Sonoran Desert into the Chapparal (sometimes Madrean Evergreen...

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This canyon and surrounding country are an incredible mix of chaparral, Sonoran Desert, and madrean influenced vegetation enhanced by stunning rock formations and rare perennial creeks.

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Cyprus Tohono Mine, Tohono O'odham Nation
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