McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Archives

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 for volunteers… Read More →

Support Local on Arizona Gives Day

Girls on the Run (1)

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
by in Play

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 →