News and Recent Publications

Videographer Gilbert Urias captured our native pasture in seed last fall. Woody Hume, Saguaro Juniper herd manager, described how cattle help spread  seeds to new areas. Editor Sam Janesko worked his magic on Tom Orum’s rough cut of our native grass video, out later this year.

We’re delighted Francesca Claverie has joined our Board of Directors. She brings a wealth of knowledge and years of experience propagating native plants and mentoring volunteers. Francesca is nursery manager at Borderlands Restoration. Prior to coming to Arizona, she graduated from UC Davis with degrees in Native American Studies and International Agricultural Development. Learn more about our newest board member here. Welcome aboard, Francesca!

A Partners for Fish and Wildlife grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August 2016 is helping Sweetwater Center restore wildlife habitat. We are establishing native grasses, milkweed, and pollinator plants and removing invasive exotic Malta star thistle on our private land.