2015 Tax Year Federal Form 990
2015 Tax Year Federal Form 990
This annual report is dedicated to the next generation. It focuses on the future, not just for the Sonoran Institute and all of us who support this work, but for those who will inherit it from us.
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.
This scenaio study maps Arizona’s solar and wind potential to find that Arizona can increase its energy generation, enough to power more than 603,000 homes by 2030. By drawing on existing solar and… MORE ›
This report explores the economic contribution of mining in the California Desert and assesses the impact of the proposed California Desert Conservation and Recreation Act (CDCRA) of 2015 on mining activities in the region. The report concludes that the legislation will have minimal impact on mining and builds on the natural and cultural attractions that have been significant drivers of the regional economy for the past four decades.
Fact sheet to accompany California Mining Report. Research by the Sonoran Institute finds that the California Desert Conservation and Recreation Act (CDCRA) of 2015 will have minimal impact on mining operations in San Bernardino County. The legislation will also enhance the natural and cultural attractions that have been significant drivers of the regional economy for the past 4 decades.
A condensed version of our full California Mining Report. This report explores the economic contribution of mining in the California Desert and assesses the impact of the proposed California Desert Conservation and Recreation Act (CDCRA) of 2015 on mining activities in the region.
Financial Statements and Supplemental Schedules as of and for the year ended June 30, 2015 (with summarized comparative totals for the year ended June 30, 2014)
While we can’t predict the future, we can aspire to a certain type of future, one that draws on the lessons learned through 25 years of experience shaping the future of the West.
The State of the Santa Cruz River – Conservation Inventory provides the “who”, “what”, and “where” descriptions of conservation efforts along the Santa Cruz River. This is a companion piece to the State… MORE ›
Over the past two decades, the United States Military has paid greater attention to the management and stewardship of Arizona’s natural resources. Two primary reasons for these actions are: (1) military bases must preserve the realism of battlefield conditions on-the-ground; and (2) military bases must protect the integrity of their military mission from pressures posed by encroachment.
This report provides a thorough evaluation of a promising transmission corridor that can connect Arizona’s emerging renewable energy economy with markets in Arizona and California. Over the past few years, the lack of… MORE ›
The Living River series tracks river conditions of the Santa Cruz River. This report is the second for the Lower Santa Cruz River and provides a summary of the initial improvements after the… 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.
Summary of Minute 319 Science Team, tasked with monitoring impacts from the pulse flow on the Colorado River Delta, meeting to discuss preliminary findings one year after the 2014 Pulse Flow on the Colorado River.
A list of Western Lands and Communities publications including links to download or order them.