Science is in our nature


 Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers more than 30,000 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert, and more than 200 miles of well maintained trails.  

Science & Education

Our mission is to empower awareness and actualize global preservation with science, research, learning and teaching.


With the dedication of more than 650 volunteers we care for and study the McDowell Sonoran Preserve