Eric Dhruv


Meet the ITE Educator Community

ITE Keystone Educators A keystone species is a vital organism in an ecosystem that other creatures depend on, that helps hold the community together: a saguaro cactus, a shark, an elephant, a prairie dog. ITE Keystone Educators are the teachers and educators, in schools and organizations throughout southern AZ, who help hold our community together…. Read more »

Find Your EcoJoy – Fundraising Event March 30, 2024

Spring Fundraising Event #1 March 30th, 2024 Help us reach our spring fundraising goal of $75,000! Click the button below to donate. If you’re having trouble processing your donation, please call (520) 829-7001 and ask for Chrissy. Event Details & RSVP form Loading…

River Clean Up and Wildflower Party! Jan 20, 2024

Join us for a River Clean Up & Wildflower Party Saturday, January 20th, 2024 – Register here! This event is in partnership with The Sonoran Institute and made possible with the Tucson Ward 1 Participatory Budget De la Gente grant. Join us for this family-friendly event to remove 2,000 lbs of trash & spread wildflower… Read more »

BEYOND on The Chuk-son Trail Jan 13, 2024

Join us at BEYOND on the Chuk-son Trail Saturday, January 13th, 2024 – Register here! As you walk this ~1.5 mile stretch of the Chuk-son Trail, you will meet ITE staff and youth leaders at points of significance. At each stop, you will hear an interpretive story that highlights the culture, ecology, and communities of the past and… Read more »

The ITE Mural Project Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Introducing: The ITE Mural Project Coming of Age Through Experiences in Nature What is the ITE mural project? The mural project is a gift to commemorate ITE’s journey over the past 18 years. It will tell a story of coming of age told by members of our community. The ITE Mural is completed! Painted by… Read more »

Stay in Touch! Fall 2023 E-Newsletter

  Field Season Launch & Summer Recap See what’s coming up & find out what we’ve been up to since you last heard from us! Upcoming Events… Calling all EcoNetwork Youth & Families – Join us on Sept. 23 Now Recruiting: Community Naturalist Internship This is a storytelling and community action internship for high school… Read more »

ITE Youth Spotlight: Deshawn Davis

Deshawn Davis is 19 years old and grew up in Tucson. He’s always enjoyed being outdoors and remembers the first time he learned about the Santa Cruz River in school when he was younger. Deshawn said that when he learned how the river was once flowing with water and supporting a surrounding bosque, he saw… Read more »

January 2023 E-Newsletter

Easing into the New Year As the days gradually get longer, winter precipitation slowly encourages new life, and we ease back into work after the holidays, we eagerly welcome the new year. At ITE, we feel a renewed sense of gratitude for the gifts given by you – our community. We look forward to fulfilling… Read more »