Abigail Clarke

Abigail joined the Sonoran Institute in 2020 as a development associate. She assists with managing Sonoran Institute’s growing fundraising department and data entry. Prior to working at Sonoran Institute, Abigail has worked as… MORE ›

Alfredo Zavala Hernandez

Alfredo has worked at Sonoran Institute since 2014 and serves as a field assistant in the Colorado River Delta program, where he supports restoration work such as the clearing, collection and production of… MORE ›

Israel Mateo Sánchez Leyva

Israel Sanchez serves as estuarine ecological monitoring technician. Israel is responsible for collecting and analyzing physicochemical parameter data at monitoring sites. He graduated from bioengineering at the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), and later obtained a master’s degree in life sciences with a specialization in marine biotechnology from the Center for Scientific… MORE ›

Helen Salazar Arteaga

Helen Salazar Arteaga has been the riparian ecological monitoring coordinator at the Sonoran Institute since April 2017. She has participated in monitoring fish, birds, zooplancton and vegetation in the Colorado River Delta area, as well as in managing collected data. Helen is a Biologist graduated from the… MORE ›

Enrique Rosas

Enrique began at Sonoran Institute in mid-2017 and serves as a field assistant in the Colorado River Delta, where he supports restoration efforts such as the clearing, collection and production of native coastal species, planting,… MORE ›

Alejandro Cruz Rosas Palafox

Alejandro Cruz Rosas Palafox serves as coordinator of Hydrological Monitoring and Spatial Analysis and is responsible for hydrological monitoring. He is a Geophysical Engineer and graduated from the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, later obtaining a master’s degree in applied geosciences from the Potosino Institute of Scientific… MORE ›

Carlos Eduardo Restrepo Giraldo

Carlos Restrepo serves as a monitoring specialist. Carlos is responsible for supervising the institution’s various monitoring teams: riparian ecological monitoring, estuarine ecological monitoring, hydrological monitoring and GIS-based remote sensing monitoring. In addition, Carlos is responsible for integrating monitoring and restoration… MORE ›

Humberto Pacheco

Humberto has been part of the Sonoran Institute since July 2018 as a field assistant. Some of his main responsibilities are providing security at Laguna Grande restoration site, and supporting monitoring in the Colorado River estuary. Humberto is originally from Sinaloa, Mexico. He expertly enjoys… MORE ›

Mariana Miranda Castillo

Mariana Miranda is public policy coordinator, responsible for the management of procedures, applications and authorizations, as well as for planning and implementing management activities in the wetlands: Ramsar sites 814 and 1822. Mariana holds a degree in administration with a… MORE ›

Alma Lidia Merendón Cerega

Alma Lidia joined the Sonoran Institute in 2012 and serves as a field assistant in the Colorado River Delta program, where she supports restoration efforts such as the clearing, collection and production of… MORE ›

Ezequiel Hernández Cardenas

Ezequiel joined the Sonoran Institute in 2014 and serves as a field assistant in the Colorado River Delta, where he supports restoration efforts such as the clearing, collection and propagation of native coastal species,… MORE ›

José Guadalupe Gutierrez Luna

José Guadalupe works as a guard at Sonoran Institute. His responsibilities are to safeguard the sites where machinery and tools are located.

Rosa María González Gómez

Rosa María joined Sonoran Institute in 2015 and serves as a field assistant in the Colorado River Delta program, where she supports restoration efforts such as the clearing, collection and production of native riparian species, planting, irrigation, maintenance and… MORE ›

Edgar Gómez

Edgar Gómez serves as a guard at Sonoran Institute. His responsibilities are to safeguard the area and restoration sites where machinery, tools, and part of the equipment used for the work of the organization… MORE ›

Cristal Galindo Jimenez

Cristal joined Sonoran Institute in 2007 performing restoration work in Laguna Grande, since the beginning of the Colorado River Delta program in Mexico. Today she serves as Field Supervisor and is responsible for… MORE ›

William Dueñas Ramos

William Dueñas serves as a field assistant in reforestation and monitoring activities. William is proactive in the activities he performs, learning both in the nursery and in the monitoring of fish, sensors, and zooplankton. William is enthusiastic… MORE ›

Daniel Cruz González

Daniel Cruz serves as hydrology technician. He is responsible for coordinating surface and underground monitoring campaigns (Colorado and Hardy River). He is a geologist engineer who graduated from the National Polytechnic Institute and is in the process of obtaining… MORE ›

José Tadeo Caracoza

José Tadeo serves as a hydraulic technician. José is responsible for surface water monitoring, coordination, administration and supervision of water deliveries at catering sites and monitoring in irrigation modules. He is a Civil Engineer who graduated from the Autonomous… MORE ›

José Luis Cabrera Negrete

José Luis joined Sonoran Institute in April 2012 and serves as a field assistant in the Colorado River Delta program, where he supports restoration efforts such as the clearing, collection and production of native riparian species, planting, irrigation, maintenance… MORE ›

Antonio Avila

Antonio Avila is our hydrology assistant and his main activities are based on the acquisition, processing, analysis and interpretation of hydrological data. He is a civil engineer who graduated from the Autonomous University of Baja California… MORE ›