McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Archives

Finalists named for Arizona’s Cox Conserves Heroes Program

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Arizona’s Cox Conserves Heroes program were announced today, and the public is being asked to vote for the winner now through August 7. To vote, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com and select the Arizona area. A total of $20,000 will be… Read More →

Nominations sought for Cox Conserves Heroes awards

Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for Arizona’s 5th annual Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. A total of $20,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on behalf of the winner and finalists. Nominations are being accepted through 5 p.m. MT on May 6th at www.cox7.com/cox-conserves for volunteers… Read More →

Cox Communications honors Valley’s ‘green’ heroes

Green World

Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for Arizona’s fourth annual Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. A total of $20,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on behalf of the winner and finalists. Nominations are being accepted through 5 p.m. MT on May 18 at www.cox7.com/cox-conserves for volunteers… Read More →

Support Local on Arizona Gives Day

Every single resident in Scottsdale and beyond (this means you!) is being asked to do one simple thing today – give. Why? “On March 20, all Arizonans will be asked to participate in the first-ever Arizona Gives Day,” said Patrick McWhortor, president and CEO of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, who helped to develop the… Read More →

Experience The Desert At Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve

McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Photo: Flickr, Dru Bloomfield - At Home in Scottsdale
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The McDowell Sonoran Preserve is 21,400 acres of land located just outside of Fountain Hills. The Preserve is full of geological discoveries, desert wildlife and a large selection of plant species. The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy was created to work with the City of Scottsdale in collecting data of the area. The Preserve is currently looking… Read More →