An Update From Our CEO

The breathtaking and diverse landscapes of Colorado inspire me. Aspen leaves ablaze with color in the autumn, the iconic snow-capped Rockies in winter, picturesque cities and towns full of friendly faces—there’s something for everyone here.

Coming to Understand Water in the Desert

“You feel like it’s a place that people have had deep meaningful connections to for a long time.” —Roger Dorr, Chief of Resource Management and Park Archaeologist, Tumacácori National Historic Park Roger Dorr… MORE ›

When You and the River Meet

Numbers and dots on a map do not say everything about the river’s value. The community’s experiences and stories are equally important. —Amanda Smith, Program Coordinator Over the course of several months, I… MORE ›

A Narrow victory for Colorado Proposition DD

Let’s roll up our sleeves for water resilience… “Now that Proposition DD has passed, we stand ready to work with state and local officials and our partners to ensure that funds allocated to… MORE ›

Behind the Lens with Michael Bogan

Michael Bogan is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona using his camera lens to change the way we think about aquatic and riparian research. Michael Bogan has dedicated his career to… MORE ›

An Update From Our CEO

A Splash of Summer It’s summertime! That time of year, when we all like to get away and enjoy friends, family, or just some quiet time alone. It’s time to visit new places and favorite,… MORE ›

The Magic of Flowing Water

Sonoran Institute’s headquarters are right downtown, so I thought no problem, I’ll give myself 15-20 minutes and have plenty of time to jump on my bike and get there. In hindsight, I should… MORE ›

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 ›