Delta Update Report

Francisco at Morelos Dam


Initial Progress Report

Research shows that the historic pulse flow into the Colorado River Delta was a success.

Annual Report



The Power of Connections

Connecting. It is what distinguishes our unique and successful approach to conservation and community development in the West.

New Report

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Highways and Wildlife - Montana

How can we better protect vital wildlife corridors as population and housing grows?

Visit Our Sister Sites

New Report

Impact of Climate on Latino Communities - Cover

Climate Change and Latinos

A new report indicates that Latino neighborhoods in Arizona are more vulnerable to the impacts of a changing climate.

Read the report
Read the News Release

New Mobility West

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On the Ground - Anaconda, MT

Find out how we are helping Anaconda, Montana to increase tourism and build quality of life using transportation ideas.

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2014 Accomplishments



Major Results Across the West

Your contributions this year helped the Sonoran Institute to achieve some major accomplishments.

2014 Accomplishments


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Stephanie Sklar is our New CEO

The Sonoran Institute Board of Directors has selected Stephanie Sklar as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Stephanie will join the Institute on October 13, 2014

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Where We Work

Arizona California Colorado Idaho Mexico - Delta Montana Westwide Work Wyoming

Latest News

January 30, 2015
We are looking for a communications-marketing intern for the Institute, based in Tucson. Must be an enrolled Uiniversity of Arizona student. Great opportunity. Click here for more information.

January 28, 2015
A FREE webinar will be held today, Wednesday January 28, 2015 at Noon MST, Urban Renewal as a Catalyst for Private Investment. Don't miss it! Register today

January 27, 2015
Join us at outfitter REI in Phoenix and in Tempe, Arizona for a FREE seminar and discussion on conservation issues in the West Valley.
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Paradise Valley REI, register and find out more
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Tempe REI, register and find out more

January 21, 2015
A new Sonoran Institute report indicates that latino neighborhoods in Arizona are more vulnerable to the impacts of a changing climate. Read the research report. Read the news release

January 15, 2015
Arizona's Latino population is more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.The Sonoran Institute will release a new research report, and discuss findings and implications. Find out more



Narrated by Robert Redford, Renewal captures the breathtaking and historic surge of water that was released into the Colorado River in the Spring of 2014. The new water created, once again, a river to the sea. Original music soundtrack by Halcyonaire. For more information on the efforts to save and restore life to the Delta, go to:

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