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Aug 1, 2021

America Adapts joins with the Sky Island Alliance to discover conservation in the desert southwest. Learn about the unique Sky Island ecosystems along the U.S., Mexico border. Hear about the unique biodiversity in the region; how the landscape is adapting to climate change and the negative impacts of the border wall on wildlife and the ecology of the region. You will hear from experts on the challenges facing the Sky Islands and the opportunities and challenges of cross-border conservation. Staff and board members from the Sky Island Alliance will share conservation programs and why they think the region is so special. Doug joins SIA staff in a visit to the border wall to learn all about these issues. Have a listen!

  • What are Sky Islands?
  • Conservation on an international border.
  • An on site visit to the infamous border wall along the U.S./Mexican border.
  • What has been the impact of the Border Wall on wildlife.
  • How is the Sky Island ecosystem adapting to climate change.
  • What is happening to the spring resources in this region.
  • What is the biodiversity in the Sky Island Region.
  • The role of volunteers in a conservation organization.

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