Growing Water Smart on Colorado’s Front Range

Growing Water Smart: Integrated Water and Land Use Planning Workshop When: September 11 – 13, 2019 Where: Estes Park, CO Application Deadline: June 28, 2019 The Sonoran Institute and Babbitt Center for Land… MORE ›

Growing Water Smart: The Water-Land Use Nexus

The Sonoran Institute and Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy’s Growing Water Smart program introduces communities to the full range of communications, public engagement, planning, and policy implementation tools to realize their watershed health and community resiliency goals. Through Growing Water Smart, Colorado communities can learn how they can integrate land use and water planning.

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.

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.

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 ›

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 ›