A Living River: Where Community and Nature Meet

Charting Santa Cruz River Conditions from Northwest Tucson to Marana – 2019 Water Year The Santa Cruz River near El Camino Del Cerro and flowing north into Marana, has been improving for almost… MORE ›

Sonoran Institute nombra nuevo director ejecutivo

Mike Zellner aporta 30 años de experiencia de liderazgo a la organización de conservación en Estados Unidos-México. TUCSON, 23 de septiembre de 2020 – Sonoran Institute, organización de conservación líder en Estados Unidos… MORE ›

Sonoran Institute Names New CEO

Mike Zellner brings 30 years of leadership experience to U.S.-Mexico conservation organization TUCSON, September 23, 2020 – The Sonoran Institute, a leading U.S.-Mexico conservation organization, has appointed Mike Zellner as Chief Executive Officer.… MORE ›

Stephanie Sklar
Her Career Improved Conservation Outcomes in the West

Stephanie Sklar, Sonoran Institute CEO announces retirement Stephanie Sklar, Chief Executive Officer at Sonoran Institute, has announced her retirement as of August 1, 2020 concluding her 35-year career devoted to natural resource, wildlife… MORE ›

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 ›