Just Add Water

A new flow for the Santa Cruz River in Downtown Tucson On June 24th Tucson Water will launch the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project with the release of highly treated recycled water into the… MORE ›

Challenges That Lead to Growth

Being a Binational Organization When we’re resilient, well supported and dedicated to collaboration most issues can be seen as good challenges. We don’t have to avoid obstacles, we just have to work through… MORE ›

Persistent Challenges

Being a Binational Organization It’s not all perfect. The challenge of working together while not being physically in the same city or country leads to higher chances of misunderstandings. Relying on technology to… MORE ›

Our Common Connection to Nature

Being a binational organization Our supporters share an interest in the natural world, and our staff works hard to align our efforts to ensure natural resources, vibrant communities and enriching economies. It’s something… MORE ›

Pride, Gratitude and Generosity

Being a Binational Organization Pride shines through the experience of working across borders. The generosity shared by colleagues enriches, motivates, and brings us back for another day. I’m pretty sure food helps too!… MORE ›

An Update From Our CEO

Moving Forward, Championing Diversity The truth is, environmental burdens and benefits are not distributed evenly—not in the US, not in Mexico, and not in most places on this beautiful globe. There are many… MORE ›

An Update From Our CEO

I want to thank each and every one of you for the critical role you play in making our work possible. This past year demonstrated that with perseverance and dedication we will thrive.… MORE ›

Welcome to the Laguna Grande Interpretive Center

Collaboration made it possible Have you ever seen how an ant colony moves at full-speed around their hill? They might look frantic and confused but also completely unstoppable? That was us, the Sonoran… MORE ›

Message from the CEO and Board Chair

Collaboration Leads to Benefits We Share Throughout the West Dear Friends, Thanks to you, this has been another year of exciting accomplishments. At the Sonoran Institute, we understand that people arrive at conservation… 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 ›