Central Arizona Conservation Alliance
We support organizations and the people of Arizona to protect and care for natural, open spaces that serve our communities and protect the habitat of the Sonoran Desert in Central Arizona.
Why Are Open Spaces Important?
Maricopa County open spaces are at the heart of what makes the Valley special, drawing visitors to our small businesses, providing locals and tourists with places to explore and enjoy, while elevating the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. As the region grows, we are actively finding ways for these spaces to expand to serve more people and maintain healthy desert habitats for future generations.
Our Campaign Goals
May 11, 2021
In this EcoQuestions session, we hear from Kara Barron, Science and Outreach Manager at the Gila Watershed Partnership. How do individual plants and their communities respond to wildfire and how what does a future with more frequent wildfires look like? Join us!
May 12, 2021
Discover the science side of McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and join them for an engaging update on a few of their projects. Staff, stewards, and research partners will discuss the goals of their work, what they are learning, and why these projects are important for protecting McDowell Sonoran Preserve and the larger region.
May 18, 2021
Join us for this talk with Dr. Molly Hunter to learn about the changing role of fire in southwestern habitats. We live in such a unique place, and as fire become a more common facet of our lives it’s important we understand their role and their impact on our deserts.
Whether you love to hike or just want to smell the desert roses, CAZCA has a way for you to get involved in the preservation of the Sonoran Desert.