Giving Circles

McDowell Sonoran Society

Society members meet community leaders at events and activities throughout the year.

Join the McDowell Sonoran Society for a behind-the-scenes look at Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

McDowell Sonoran Society

McDowell Sonoran Society members are individuals, community leaders and conservation advocates who support science-based ecologically sustainable public policies and care for Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve.  There are several levels of Society Membership which entitle members to come to special "Society Only" events and activities to enjoy the fellowship of other society members while learning about the diverse plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert.  The dedication of McDowell Sonoran Society members enables the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy to protect our area’s open spaces, provide educational programs for children and adults, and advance the conservation agenda. Join the McDowell Sonoran Society today at one of the following Society Circles levels.  For more information or to join by phone call Edward Phillips at (480) 998-7971, or email

McDowell Sonoran Society members have the opportunity to learn more about conservation through "Society Only" events, private hikes, trips to interesting areas, and lectures by experts. Join the McDowell Sonoran Society. Through your leadership support you will play a vital role in the protection and preservation of Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve for this generation and for generations to come.  For more information please call Edward Phillips at (480) 998-7971.