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 »
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 »
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 the past 18 years. The mural will be a story of coming of age told by members of our community, rolled out in 4 phases. How can I… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Hear What Our Youth & Staff Have to Say About This Fall Click here to read!