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Award-winning Plan

The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan has received many awards of distinction as well as grant awards for development and implementation.

INTERNATIONAL

2001 ESRI User Conference, Best Instructional Presentation - 3rd Place, Awarded to “A GIS-Based Approach to Reserve Design”
2000 ESRI User Conference, Best Instructional Presentation - 1st Place,
Awarded to “GIS and Habitat Conservation Planning in Pima County”

NATIONAL

2017 Saving Birds Thru Habitat Award of Exceptional Merit
2006 US Fish and Wildlife Service planning grant for ecological monitoring
2002 American Planning Association, Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan
2002 National Trust for Historic Preservation Award for Poster Theme, “Preserving the Spirit of Place”

REGIONAL

2017 Timothy Arhens Partnering Award for Highway 77 Wildlife Crossing
2017 Tucson-Pima Historical Commission Preservation Award
2016 Metro Pima Alliance Common Ground Award
2003 Recovery Land Acquisition Grant Award
2002 Ahwahnee Award of Honor, Local Government Commission Planning Award for Regional Initiative
2002 Regional Land Acquisition Grant Award
2001 Southwest Arc/Info Users Group, Map Poster Contest - 3rd Place Awarded to SDCP Priority Species Habitat Distribution Modeling.

STATE

2003 Arizona Landscape Architects Award of Merit for the Conservation Lands System
2003 Arizona Parks and Recreation Association Award, Outstanding After School Program, Sonoran Desert Kids
2002 Arizona Planning Association, Public Education Award, SDCP Study Series
2002 Arizona Historic Preservation Plan Award
2002 Arizona Parks and Recreation Association Award, Outstanding Program,   SDCP Kids Environmental Education
2001 Arizona Planning Association, Best Plan, Multi-Agency Coordination
2001Arizona Planning Association, Distinguished Leadership
2000 Arizona Planning Association, Public Education
2000 Arizona Heritage Preservation Honor Award

 

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Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

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Tucson, AZ 85701

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