The Living River reports were developed to annually gauge conditions of this valuable ecosystem, the Santa Cruz River, and track the impacts of our community investment. This supplementary report summarizes data from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 water years. The report provides details on the water context and data for 16 indicators of river health.
The Living River series tracks river conditions of the Santa Cruz River. This report is a special update for the Upper Santa Cruz River and provides a summary of the changes between 2008 and 2014. Separate Living River reports are available for the 2008, 2009, and 2010 water years.
It is the essence, the history, the heartbeat of the Sonoran Institute. It is what distinguishes our unique approach to conservation and community development. And after 24 years of engaging with communities from… MORE ›
2013 Tax Year Federal Form 990
Financial Statements and Supplemental Schedules as of and for the year ended June 30, 2013 (with summarized comparative totals for the year ended June 30, 2012)
In January 2013, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Sonoran Institute, Headwaters Economics and the Western Governors’ Association convened a workshop focusing on landowner compensation for electric power transmission (transmission) rights-of-way. In particular,… MORE ›
Water, life, and hope are returning to the Delta. In conjunction with the historic binational agreement Minute 319, we are leading efforts to 1) Restore natural habitat through on-the-ground restoration projects; 2) Renew individual and community relationships with the river and promote long term stewardship through community engagement; and 3) Reconnect the Colorado River with the sea by developing innovative mechanisms to secure water for the Delta.
The economic health of the highly urbanized Sun Corridor is closely tied to its setting in the midst of a magnificent natural landscape. This study demonstrates that outdoor recreation in a natural setting… MORE ›
A story about transformational land-use planning in the rural West. When it came to land planning, Sheridan County, Wyoming eventually turned to the Sonoran Institute, a Tucson-based organization that aims to help fast-changing western communities retain their core land, scenic, and cultural values.
Fact sheet summarizing report that identifies three residential subdivision types that are common in the American West: ranchette, rural exurban, and metro infill. Then, with a focus on Natrona County, Wyoming, the study takes a detailed look at how each type impacts county expenditures and revenues.