POSTPONED: Santa Cruz River Trash Cleanup
April 19, 2020

8am-11AM Santa Cruz RiVer at El camino del cerro TUCSON, AZ To our wonderful Santa Cruz River cleanup volunteers, We will be rescheduling our April 19, 2020 cleanup event to prevent the spread… MORE ›

30th Anniversary Celebration
March 12, 2020

5 PM • HACIENDA DEL SOL 5051 N. HACIENDA DEL SOL ROAD TUCSON, AZ 85718 Honoring Our Roots…Reaching to the Future… Join us in celebrating Sonoran Institute’s legacy of connecting people with the… MORE ›

Dragonfly Day on the Santa Cruz River
November 9, 2019

9 AM–2 PM Crossroads at Silverbell Park 7548 N Silverbell Rd. • Tucson, AZ 85743 (Ramada #2 near baseball diamonds) Celebrate the colorful dragonflies living along the Santa Cruz River! Event schedule: 9am… MORE ›

Go West, Young Podcast: Live Broadcast!
August 29, 2019

3:30-5PM American Eat Co. & Market North room 1439 S. 4th ave Tucson, az 85701 Go West, Young Podcast coming to you live! Join Stephanie Sklar, our CEO, on August 29th for a… MORE ›

Día de San Juan Fiesta
June 24, 2019

4:30–10 PM Mercado san agustin annex 267 s. avenida del convento tucson, az 85745 Fiesta and Santa Cruz River Heritage Project Launch El Día de San Juan is a traditional, family-friendly event welcoming… MORE ›

Growing Water Smart on Colorado’s Front Range
September 11, 2019 - September 13, 2019

Estes Park, CO Integrated Water and Land Use Planning Workshop This Growing Water Smart workshop for Colorado Communities on the Front Range helps bridge the gap between water management and land use planning to… MORE ›

Make a Difference Monday at Pueblo Vida
June 3, 2019

5-9 PM Pueblo Vida Brewing Taproom Downtown Tucson 115 East Broadway Blvd. tucson, az 85701 Pueblo Vida Brewing makes quite possibly the best beer in Tucson. Their cans are beautiful; their taproom is… MORE ›

Growing Water Smart in the Headwaters
April 24, 2019 - April 26, 2019

Keystone, CO Integrated Water and Land Use Planning Workshop This Growing Water Smart workshop for Colorado Communities in the Water Quality/Quantity Committee helps bridge the gap between water management and land use planning to build… MORE ›

New Hope Church Anniversary Celebration & Work Day
February 16, 2019

You’re invited to come celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the rain garden Watershed Management Group (WMG) and Sonoran Institute installed at New Hope–Nueva Esperanza Church on Tucson’s Southside in February 2018. Come check… MORE ›

Living River Celebration and Report Release
October 14, 2018

8:00-10:00 am Come celebrate your living Santa Cruz River! Sonoran Institute and Pima County are excited to share our latest Living River annual report on October 14th. We’ll be gathering at the outfall… MORE ›

Gila Topminnow Riverside Picnic Dinner
June 23, 2018

6-9pm All ages welcome Celebrate the return of the Gila Topminnow and the flowing Santa Cruz River that created its healthy habitat. Toast to the Topminnow and view new artwork on the Loop… MORE ›

Gila Topminnow Returns Bike Ride
June 16, 2018

8-10Am All ages welcome   Does a fish need a bicycle? Well, no. But we’re celebrating the return of the Gila Topminnow to Tucson’s Santa Cruz River—and the new artwork honoring it—with a… MORE ›

Growing Water Smart Webinar Series
April 26, 2018 - May 24, 2018

A growing population, deepening water scarcity and longer, more severe droughts present tough challenges for many communities. Adopting proven methods to better manage water resources will build resilience for your community’s future. Join us for the… MORE ›

10th Annual Santa Cruz River Research Days
October 30, 2018 - October 31, 2018

Pima Community College – Desert Vista Campus This FREE annual event is a venue for learning about research and conservation efforts exploring the Santa Cruz River’s natural and cultural resources. Inspire new research questions. Strengthen… MORE ›

Santa Cruz River Improvements Workshops
October 10, 2017 - October 18, 2017

  Your voice is an important part of the Santa Cruz River! Have you ever thought that your regular route on the Loop trail could use a drinking fountain? Would you rather see… MORE ›

Airport Wash Volunteer Work Day
October 14, 2017

A neighborhood adjacent to Airport Wash on Tucson’s south side experiences flooding even during light rainfall. The Sonoran Institute and Watershed Management Group (WMG) are collaborating to capture rainwater at a site in the neighborhood—the… MORE ›

River Visioning: Santa Cruz County
November 16, 2017

Help advocate for and protect the flowing Santa Cruz River within Santa Cruz County.  Tell us which elements of the river are most important and meaningful for you and your community. Perhaps your family… MORE ›

Living River Celebration and Report Release
September 14, 2017

Come celebrate your living Santa Cruz River! Sonoran Institute and Pima County are excited to share our latest Living River annual report on September 14th at the Pima County Joel D. Valdez Main… MORE ›