NJP News

October 8, 2021

The Land is Fresh and Renewed

After experiencing more than a year of severe drought that caused losses of cattle, crops, and livelihood, we are delighted to report that a generous monsoon began in mid-summer.

April 6, 2021

The Newest and Youngest Jaguar Cub

The first image of the female jaguar Libélula on the Northern Jaguar Reserve was in 2012.

December 11, 2020

Borderland Jaguars are an Antidote

Thank you for making our work possible. Your support has made NJP what it is today. We are primarily funded by individual donations, and your contributions are essential to protect jaguars and this dazzling habitat.

December 1, 2020

Show Your Love for the Jaguar Today

Our research coordinator Carmina Gutiérrez asks: “Are you sitting down?” She has said this enough over the years that we already know there is something new and exciting on the Northern Jaguar Reserve’s motion-triggered cameras.

October 16, 2020

Support NJP with Handcrafted Jewelry

We are happy to announce that thanks to a new partnership with Heliotrope, 15% of sales site-wide will be donated to the Northern Jaguar Project through this weekend.

October 16, 2020

Building a Stronghold for Jaguars Together

So far this year, we have photographed 10 different individuals on the Northern Jaguar Reserve and neighboring Viviendo con Felinos ranches. A few of these are new jaguars. 

April 7, 2020

A Ray of Sunshine on AZ Gives Day

We believe wilderness and wild places can be a balm right now.

December 3, 2019

Show Your Love for the Jaguar Today

This has been a Year of Jaguars.

November 29, 2019

Celebrating Living with Cats

This year’s fiesta and photo exhibit in Sahuaripa.

November 12, 2019

Expanding the Northern Jaguar Reserve

Help us expand the reserve and provide a home for young jaguars.

October 2, 2019

Jaguar Mask-making Workshop

Each workshop has a different animal theme, join us.

June 11, 2019

Where Jaguars Roam

New documentary Where Jaguars Roam released by Fork Tailed Media.

June 11, 2019

Meet the Eco-Guardians

Youth are learning about jaguars and sharing their enthusiasm with the community.

April 2, 2019

Save the Jaguar on AZ Gives Day

“I feel my heart expanding,” words overheard on the Northern Jaguar Reserve.

December 31, 2018

A Great Year for NJP

What a spectacular year this has been for the Northern Jaguar Project.

November 29, 2018

Inaugural International Jaguar Day

There’s a new female roaming a ranch that is a haven for mother jaguars and cubs.

November 27, 2018

Support the Jaguar on Giving Tuesday

We have signed protective agreements with ranchers across 76,145 acres.

September 23, 2018

Announcing Jaguar-Arte in Tucson

Fiesta and silent auction to celebrate and support jaguar conservation in Sonora.

September 22, 2018

An Otter Caught on Camera

This is our first motion-triggered photo of a Neotropical river otter.

September 21, 2018

Elvis Turns Five

This photo is the first image of “Elvis,” taken five years ago today.

May 18, 2018

Rare Jaguar Mating Video

Four years ago, we retrieved a video we thought was one-in-a-million.

April 21, 2018

My Time on the Reserve

An intern’s life-changing experience on the Northern Jaguar Reserve.

April 3, 2018

Four Reasons to Support NJP

We have photographed 10 jaguars since this time last year.

March 2, 2018

Viva Los Jaguares!

Thank you for loving these critters and wild places so much.

February 8, 2018

Vote for the Jaguar

You can help jaguars right now.

January 4, 2018

Round Up at the Co-op

Your spare change can benefit NJP!

December 28, 2017

A Year of Accomplishments

Every donation we receive protects these rare, beautiful creatures.

November 28, 2017

Meet this Month’s Jaguars

Please support NJP on Giving Tuesday.

November 10, 2017

Laqui’s Lens on the Reserve

Our jaguar guardian provides a glimpse of life in the field.

October 9, 2017

USA Today: “The Wall” Podcast

People don’t realize jaguars belong in the Southwest.

August 28, 2017

A Brand New Jaguar

We have new and returning jaguars on our cameras.

August 18, 2017

Eco-Guardians Learn Camera Monitoring

Young Eco-guardians are getting out in nature to enjoy animal sightings.

May 31, 2017

Un-Fragmenting / Des-Fragmentando

Binational events reunite culture and ecology in the borderlands.

May 15, 2017

Laqui’s Lens on the Reserve

Our jaguar guardian provides a glimpse of life in the field.

May 4, 2017

Día de la Madre Jaguar

Celebrating the female jaguars of the borderlands.

April 4, 2017

This is the Jaguar’s Moment

News of a new jaguar in Arizona has captured our hearts and minds.

December 30, 2016

Meet Our Field Team

Making a difference in the communities and habitats where jaguars live.

December 10, 2016

A Letter from Our Reserve Biologist

Thank you for helping us help jaguars.

November 29, 2016

A Jaguar Cub on Camera

Each donation we receive helps create a refuge for mother jaguars and their cubs.

May 26, 2016

Float the Río Aros

Be among the few to experience this dramatic, breathtaking landscape firsthand.

April 5, 2016

The Return of Elvis

Help our Viviendo con Felinos project create an expanded safe zone for jaguars.

December 31, 2015

The Survival of the Jaguar

Big leaps can only be made with your support.

April 7, 2015

An Exciting Year to Support the Jaguar

Contribute to land purchase and reserve guardianship on Arizona Gives Day.

December 31, 2014

Big Projects for 2015

Expanding the reserve and building our Viviendo con Felinos project.

September 16, 2014

Video Captures Rare Jaguar Footage

A glimpse of two jaguars on the reserve.

July 7, 2014

Thinking Like a Jaguar

Middle school student raises support to save the jaguar.

June 23, 2014

Birds of the Reserve, Part II

More fun bird images from the reserve.

June 11, 2014

Birds of the Reserve, Part I

The bird species that fly (or walk) past our cameras.

March 26, 2014

The Jaguars of 2013

Eleven jaguars on the reserve and ranches this year…

December 31, 2013

Looking Back at 2013

A few of our favorite highlights this year…

October 3, 2013

Breathtaking Images from the Reserve

Enjoy this view of the reserve after the summer rains…

August 20, 2013

Tigres del Desierto: Art Raffle to Benefit NJP

Original painting based on the Northern Jaguar Reserve…

August 5, 2013

In Memoriam: Peter Warshall


June 5, 2013

Catch El Inmenso on the Discovery Channel

Northern Jaguar Reserve featured in new Discovery series, North America…

May 15, 2013

My Time on the Reserve: Stéphane Menu

Read about 2013 NJP Intern, Stéphane Menu’s experience on the Northern Jaguar Reserve.

December 18, 2012

The Jaguars of 2012

Twelve jaguars on the reserve and ranches this year…

December 11, 2012

The Best Photos of 2012

A look at the best wildlife photos on the reserve in 2012…

December 28, 2011

The Jaguars of 2011

A look at the 11 jaguars on the reserve and ranches this year…

September 30, 2011

Our Conservation Heroes

Congratulations Carmina and Miguel…

June 23, 2011

There’s a New Addition to the Family

Help us name the new jaguar cub…

March 29, 2011

Priority Lands Along Río Aros Added to Reserve

Together with Naturalia, we purchased Rancho El Carricito…

January 24, 2011

Vote for NJP with Disney’s Friends for Change

NJP’s Growing the Jaguar Garden program has been selected for funding through Disney’s Friends for Change: Project Green…

January 23, 2011

Jaguar-themed Drawing Contest Selections

Creativity and imagination infuse regional drawing contest…

June 28, 2010

Disney & NJP’s Feline Photo Project

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund supports NJP and conservation efforts around the world…

December 9, 2009

With Your Support

Our project has truly blossomed…

October 21, 2009

Celebrating Service to Conservation

Diego Ezrré honored as 2009 Disney Conservation Hero…

December 5, 2008

A Year of Accomplishment

While the economy in the U.S. has turned topsy-turvy, a small population of jaguars remains in need of protection in Sonora…

September 25, 2008

Defenders Recognizes NJP President

Defenders of Wildlife gives NJP president the Spirit of Defenders Award for Citizen Advocacy…

September 15, 2008

Road & Research

The Northern Jaguar Reserve is going to need to borrow a bulldozer for repairs…

September 10, 2008

Stewardship Fund Launched

We’re excited to announce the launch of our Stewardship and Long-term Management Fund…

July 15, 2008

Babisal el Mojado

When Aaron and Moez went to the Northern Jaguar Reserve to look for birds, they found an extremely affectionate domesticated cat…

July 14, 2008

Bird Survey Locates 92 Species

Our ornithologist friends Aaron Flesch and Moez Ali managed a very successful survey trip to the reserve this Summer…

June 13, 2008

Bat Findings & Other Surprises

Expedition to the reserve sets sights on locating bats…

February 11, 2008

Jaguar Reserve Established

Jaguars in northern Mexico have a newly protected home today thanks to the official establishment of the Northern Jaguar Reserve…