September 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 »

June 2023 E-Newsletter

Celebrations & Transitions As spring turns to foresummer, we take time to appreciate the beauty of the Sonoran Desert in bloom. Saguaro, yucca, and night-blooming cereus flowers catch our eye. We admire baby birds spreading their wings. We seek higher-elevation areas to avoid the blazing sun and enjoy the diversity of different biomes. Celebrating the… Read more »

Spring 2023 Fundraising Campaign

Our Spring Fundraising Campaign is Coming to a Close Help us raise our level of excellence – Donate today! OUR FUNDRAISING GOALS: •Raise $30,000 •Reach 200 donors •Engage the help of 20 volunteers We’ve raised $22,571 from more than 130 people! “To be able to provide youth the financial support to explore a new environment is… Read more »

April 2023 – AZ Gives Day Results

April 2023 – AZ Gives Day Results Thank You! $14,220 to care for our people, place, and planet “Thank you for inspiring the next generation” ~Joe Gass, AZ Gives Day donor AZ Gives Day was a great success, and our community showed up to support us in many ways. With more than 120 donors, a gift from the Dustin & Kristen… 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 »

December 2022 E-Newsletter

Nature Nurtures Us All In December, light fades to dark, our energy slows, and we seek comfort and joy from our family, friends, and community (that’s you!). At ITE, our team is grateful to share the nurturing power of the natural world while creating a gentle, exciting space for you and youth to be and… Read more »

Fall Highlights

Hear What Our Youth & Staff Have to Say About This Fall Click here to read!