Luther Propst praises work of Beartooth forum

A trickle of water might save estuaryThe Colorado River Delta was once a watery labyrinth of willow thickets, mesquite and cottonwood, bigger than the state of Rhode Island and teeming with bird and… MORE ›

Sonoran director praises work of Beartooth forum

Luther Propst, co-founder and executive director of the Sonoran Institute, which promotes community decisions that respect the land and people of the West, recently wrote of the lessons learned from Red Lodge in… MORE ›

Nevada Public Radio show about the Colorado River Delta

Upriver efficiencies on the Colorado River are causing downstream pressure for farmers around Mexicali in Baja California, Mexico. Sonoran Institute’s Francisco Zamora in included in the interview. Interviews with:– Matt Jenkins, West Coast… MORE ›

Final Mining Study Release 2008 – February 07

Institute Urges Caution on Proposed Rosemont MineStudy of economic impacts released TUCSON, Arizona — Even a small decrease in tourism-related spending due to mining operations in southeastern Pima County would greatly outweigh economic… MORE ›

2008 Building From The Best Awards – February 07

Innovative Projects Win Building from the Best AwardsCeremony Set for March 8 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort TUCSON, Arizona – The Sonoran Institute has named seven design, development and building projects in Pima… MORE ›

Nina Chambers quoted in The Economist

Prosperity comes to the mountains DURING the property frenzy of 2004 to early last year, cities such as Miami and San Francisco got most of the attention. But no housing market was more… MORE ›