In Arizona, our supporters have helped

preserve 278,981 acres of open space

create a park or natural area within a 10-min walk of 16,277 people

complete 61 projects and are actively supporting 14 ongoing projects

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Restored Arizona ranch is where the wild things are
When Josiah Austin bought Cienega Ranch 25 years ago, it was in rough shape. The 19,000-acre spread on the Arizona-Mexico border takes its name from the cienega, or grassy marsh, that used to fill the valley floor, a lively green oasis in an otherwise austere landscape.
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Millions of acres of public land are blocked by private property. We’re changing that.
Each winter, Janet Drake ventures out from her home in Phoenix to hunt in the Sky Islands. This remote region of southern Arizona is named for the isolated mountain ranges that punctuate expanses of grasslands and canyons...
Marylin Hansen
You may not know these women—but you should: Marilyn Hansen
Marilyn Hanson retired from teaching biology in 1999—but she’s not the type to take it easy. Instead, she put on work gloves, picked up a shovel, and charged into the desert with the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers.

Local offices

607 Cerrillos Road, Suite F-1 | Santa Fe, New Mexico  87505
Phone: (505) 988-5922 | Email Address: [email protected]
State Director, Colorado & Southwest
(Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico)
Jim Petterson
[email protected]

Colorado & Southwest Advisory Board

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