DeCabooter: history shows opponents of Desert EDGE were previously supportive of the effort

During my 40-plus years of living in Scottsdale I have been proud of the way people with different opinions came together for the common good of [...] Continue Reading →

Pima Dynamite Trailhead master plan gains Scottsdale City Hall approval

Criteria has been met for a Municipal Use Master Site Plan meant to devise an access trailhead area for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Littlefield: poll shows strong opposition to Scottsdale Desert EDGE proposal

Since the beginning of the $1.7-million-dollar study — which my Council colleagues approved over my objections — on the development [...] Continue Reading →

Phillips: I firmly oppose Scottsdale Desert EDGE on protected lands

Let me first say that I have been against the proposal to build anything in the Preserve from the get-go. When the DDC first came into public [...] Continue Reading →

Conway to hike every mile of the Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Scottsdale resident Kate Conway aims to complete a 40-day hike of every mile of trail in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve this coming Saturday, [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale enhances McDowell Sonoran Preserve Master Resource Management Plan

Three new documents will now be part of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve Resource Management Plan after Scottsdale City Council unanimously approved [...] Continue Reading →

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy launches family nature education programs

Fall is here and now Arizona families can enjoy outdoor fun and fitness by discovering nature together. Thanks to $12,500 worth of in-kind [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Desert Discovery Center critics remain steadfast in fight for public vote

While a citizen petition failed to gain traction at Scottsdale City Council Monday, Sept. 19 two community advocates — Howard Myers and [...] Continue Reading →

Bringing the Scottsdale Preserve vision to life: the facts

Scottsdale should be mighty proud of what it has accomplished in preserving our vast Sonoran Desert landscape, an unspoiled ecosystem of rugged [...] Continue Reading →