Sonoran Institute – 2015 Annual Report (10/27/16)

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.

Raise the River Accomplishments Report Cover May 2016
Raise the River: Report of Accomplishments (May 2016)

Raise the River is a unique partnership of U.S. and Mexican non-governmental organizations committed to reviving the Colorado River Delta. Sonoran Institute is one of the founding members of the partnership. This progress report focuses on the activities necessary to support environmental restoration for benefit of the people and wildlife of the Delta.

Sonoran Institute – 2014 Annual Report (11.02.15)

For over 25 years, Sonoran Institute has been a pioneer in efforts to unite and celebrate the best of Western culture, history, nature and urban spaces by making connections, seeking practical solutions and promoting… MORE ›

2040 VISION: Bold Plans for the Changing West

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.

Mutual Benefit: Preserving Arizona’s Military Mission and the Value of Publicly-Owned Lands

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.

ReStore Summary – 06.2014

In the Rocky Mountain West, as in other parts of the United States, people’s attitudes about where they want to live, work, shop and play are changing.  The Sonoran Institute’s 2013 report, RESET:… MORE ›

ReStore – 06.2014

Workshop participants identified several alternative approaches for further study. For example, alternative compensation schemes including annual payments or royalty payments merited much discussion. There was also interest in new approaches to landowner negotiations,… MORE ›

2013 Annual Report – Connections

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 ›