Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb
24
2012

New IBA Surveyors Trained in Yuma and Side Trip to the Twilight Zone!

The pyramid that houses the center of the world!

By Jennie MacFarland, Arizona IBA Conservation Biologist           The very first training workshop for volunteer IBA surveyors in Yuma was held February 15, 2012. The recent interest from the members of the Yuma Audubon Society to become IBA surveyors was …

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Feb
21
2012

San Rafael IBA Survey a Great Success!

Group shot-corrected

By Jennie MacFarland, AZ IBA Conservation Biologist Saturday February 11th dawned cold and clear over the San Rafael Valley as a caravan of cars came over the crest and into the valley. The Arizona Important Bird Area crew of 19 …

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Feb
20
2012

Celebrate Tumamoc!

View of Tucson from Tumamoc

By Jennie MacFarland, Arizona Important Bird Area Conservation Biologist During the last two weekends in January 2012, an amazing event was taking place on Tumamoc Hill in Tucson. This hill is wildly popular as a challenging walk for those looking …

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