Newsletter Submission Guidelines

The Cactus Wren·dition is the quarterly publication of the Maricopa Audubon Society. We welcome announcements, articles, field trip reports, reviews, photographs, and artwork related to conservation and nature. (Maricopa Audubon Society is not just about birds).

  • Deadlines: Material can be submitted anytime. However, the editor must receive copy by the following deadlines for the specified issues: January 15 (for Spring), April 1 (for Summer), July 1 (for Fall), or October 1 (for Winter) .

  • Format: Please limit articles to 1000 words or less, unless prior arrangements are made with the editor. To arrange space for your proposed article, contact the editor prior to submission.

  • Photographs and Artwork. Photographs should be of natural subjects, especially photos taken in Maricopa County or elsewhere in Arizona. Artwork should pertain to conservation, fauna, or flora.

For more information and to submit material, email David Chorlton at