Dragonfly Day on the Santa Cruz River
October 1, 2021 - October 2, 2021

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
March 25, 2021 - March 26, 2021

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
March 25, 2021 - March 26, 2021

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 ›

Desert Laboratory on Tumamoc Hill Lecture Series
September 23, 2020 - December 3, 2020

Various dates 6-7:30 PM VIRTUAL EVENTS FREE Past, Present, and Future of the Santa Cruz River Heritage Reach The Santa Cruz River was the life blood of the earliest human settlements in Tucson (Chukshon,… MORE ›

Dragonfly Day on the Santa Cruz River
October 3, 2020

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 ›

Growing Water Smart Across Colorado
August 13, 2020 - September 10, 2020

Virtual Workshop Integrated Water and Land Use Planning Workshop This Growing Water Smart workshop for Colorado towns, cities, and counties across Colorado helps bridge the gap between water management and land use planning… MORE ›

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 ›