Celebrating a Healthy Santa Cruz River

Newly Released Living River Report Highlights Return of the Gila Topminnow The health of the Santa Cruz River continues to improve significantly. The return of aquatic wildlife to the river is proof that… MORE ›

Statement from Sonoran Institute on Ten West Link

Ten West Link is a Model for Future Lower Impact Infrastructure PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 31, 2018) — On Friday, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the draft Environmental Impact Statement for a… MORE ›

ResilientWest.org – Resources to Embrace Change

Planners address climate resilience Planners have unique responsibilities when it comes to guiding their community’s future. There are important decisions to make to preserve historical landmarks, stir up economic development, or guide mass… MORE ›

Living River Project Receives Award

2018 National Environmental Achievement Award The Pima County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to recognize the Pima County Living River Project Steering Committee and its partners, Sonoran Institute and the United States Environmental… MORE ›

Stephanie Sklar
An Update From Our CEO

It is the season of gratitude for the year’s achievements and the setting of intentions for the year to come. Here at the Sonoran Institute we are looking back on a year of… MORE ›

Endangered Fish Thriving in Santa Cruz River

Recycled Wastewater Vital for Ecosystem Recovery The endangered Gila topminnow, which returned to the Santa Cruz River after a 10 year absence, now appears to be thriving. The native Arizona species, listed under… MORE ›