Perhaps the core of the desert ecology and conservation community, many desert rats call Tucson home. N-Gen Tucson strives above all to provide a gathering point for the multitude of activities, projects, ideas, and individuals focused in the northern and borderland region of the Sonoran Desert. If you live in the Old Pueblo, or are just passing though, see what N-Gen Tucson is up to and join the fun and discovery.

Ensenada is considered to be the science capital of Mexico, as it has the highest rate of scientists per inhabitant in the country. The chapter, consisting of N-Gen members who live in the more northerly parts of Baja California and Southern California, unites biologists, oceanographers, anthropologists, and artists alike. Being a bordering region of the Sonoran Desert, Ensenada offers a wonderful opportunity to understand the processes that arise from the meeting of mediterranean and desert environments.

The goal of the Hermosillo N-Gen chapter is to realize occasional activities and/or reunions that facilitate the collaboration and generation of ideas to maintain the local evolution of N-Gen. Do you live or work in central Sonora? Do you want to learn about other N-Gen member’s work? Are you interested in being part of and/or receiving info on N-Gen Hermosillo? If so send an email to We are waiting.

La Paz is located in a privileged place in Baja California Sur where the Sonoran Desert meets the Gulf of California and the Pacific Ocean, a vibrant region in terms of research and conservation efforts in the terrestrial and marine ecosystems.

Mexico City

N-Gen members who live in Mexico City (far, far away from the Sonoran Desert) occasionally meet as part of the Mexico City chapter. Due to the customary centralization of political power in Mexico and the often oversight of the arid north, the chapter plays a fundamental role in linking N-Gen with Mexican federal authorities and uniting those of us far from our field sites.