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Cochie Canyon II

Adding to 290 acres protected back in 2008 in partnership with the Trust, an additional 27 acres in Cochie Canyon located in the Tortolita Mountains was purchased by Pima County in 2015 as part of its Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. …

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Sandhill Farm

Each winter, along Southern Arizona’s Whitewater Draw, approximately 20 miles southeast of Tombstone, thousands of sandhill cranes arrive at Sandhill Farm to feed, loaf and prepare to migrate. In partnership with landowners Blanton and Betty Belk and utilizing U.S. Fish …

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Circle Z Ranch

As the oldest continuously operating dude ranch in Arizona, the Trust partnered with the ranch owners to protect 3,200 acres and a 2-mile stretch of Sonoita Creek that flows through the property. The creek includes sections of perennial flow, a …

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Sands Ranch

As the most significant grasslands habitat acquisition in Pima County’s history, protection of the Sands Ranch, in partnership with the Trust, permanently protects this longtime working ranch. The project also secures a critical link between the Las Cienegas National Conservation …

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Clyne Ranch

Expanding an interconnected system of conserved lands stretching from the Santa Rita to the Whetsone Mountains in the Sonoita region south of Tucson, protection of the Clyne Ranch was made possible through the Trust’s partnership with Pima County. The project …

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Waterman Property

In partnership with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Trust assisted in expanding protected areas within the Ironwood Forest National Monument. Previously a privately owned inholding, this property is now permanently incorporated …

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High Haven Ranch

Located adjacent the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area in the Sonoita area south of Tucson, this protected acreage adds to over 100 acres on the ranch previously established under conservation easement in 2006. Partial funding for this project was provided …

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San Ysidro Farm

The Trust partnered with the landowners and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service to permanently protect San Ysidro Farm, located just to the northwest of Tornrose Farm in Cochise County. The property has been used for livestock ranching and farming for generations. ...