Santa Cruz River Research Days Recap 2022

“The cultural history of the Santa Cruz is a rich, complex, and fascinating one. For starters, the Santa Cruz is the reason we can call Tucson home. And its waters have supported people… MORE ›

Santa Cruz River Ask Me Anything 

Last month our Santa Cruz River team was invited to do an Ask Me Anything on the Tucson subreddit. The online group is focused on Tucson-specific issues and news and has more than… MORE ›

Días de Investigación del Río Santa Cruz

Este evento GRATUITO es un lugar para aprender sobre los esfuerzos de investigación y conservación mientras exploras los recursos naturales y culturales del río Santa Cruz. A través de presentaciones, paneles y discusiones… MORE ›

Santa Cruz River Research Days

virtual presentations and in-person tour This FREE event is a venue for learning about research and conservation efforts while exploring the Santa Cruz River’s natural and cultural resources. Through presentations, panels, and open discussion, we… MORE ›

Water for the Santa Cruz River Ecosystem

Bringing water from the Conservation Effluent Pool into action. Good news broke last March at Santa Cruz River Research Days: Pima County received approval to permanently allocate water to sustain river flows benefiting… MORE ›

Dragonfly Day on the Santa Cruz River

Virtual and in-person sessions FREE Celebrate the colorful dragonflies living along the Santa Cruz River! October 1 Dragonfly Talk 7–8 P.M. Learn about dragonfly ecology with local dragonfly expert, Jeff Babson, in this… MORE ›

Días de Investigación del Río Santa Cruz

Evento virtual de Zoom Este evento GRATUITO es un lugar para aprender sobre los esfuerzos de investigación y conservación mientras exploras los recursos naturales y culturales del río Santa Cruz. A través de… MORE ›

Santa Cruz River Research Days

Zoom Virtual Event This FREE event is a venue for learning about research and conservation efforts while exploring the Santa Cruz River’s natural and cultural resources. Through presentations, panels, and open discussion, we aim to… MORE ›

Public survey: Santa Cruz River Management Plan

Providing information and soliciting input on proposed project concepts Sonoran Institute has created an online survey to support the Pima County Flood Regional Control District as they consider infrastructure improvement projects that will balance… MORE ›

Dragonfly Day on the Santa Cruz River

9 – 11:30 AM Virtual event FREE Celebrate the colorful dragonflies living along the Santa Cruz River! Event schedule: 9 to 10 a.m. Meet the Santa Cruz River! Learn about dragonflies and river ecology… MORE ›

Santa Cruz River

The Santa Cruz River has provided life-sustaining water for more than 12,000 years. Climate aridification and a century of overuse has negatively impacted the river, however we can continue to restore its vitality.