tierra y alma

tierra y alma is a space that shares stories and celebrates the diverse connections of people, places, and non-human life throughout the Baja Arizona borderlands and beyond.


Intersectional projects of restoration, conservation, place, access, justice and learning.

Obras y Media

Photo, audio and video of people, places and creatures across borderlands in Arizona and beyond.


Irregular Blog Posts



  • Our Life Force and Legacy
    As a kid exploring the dry river bed of the Santa Cruz, I couldn’t imagine the banks lined with anything other than scraggly palo verde and tamarisk trees. I would have rolled my eyes if you told me to listen for the sounds of trickling water and rustling rushes in the shadow of interstate-10. BackContinue reading “Our Life Force and Legacy”