Gaining Momentum in the Colorado River Delta

The Colorado River once formed a lush delta teeming with birds and aquatic species as it owed into the Gulf of California. Historically, it covered more than 3,000 square miles of freshwater, tidal,… MORE ›

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.

Colorado River Delta Program Summary — Spring 2015 update

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.

Colorado River Delta Program Summary (Spring 2014)

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.