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 ›

Resilient Communities and Watersheds Program Summary

Sonoran Institute and Lincoln Institute of Land Policy have launched a new joint program Resilient Communities and Watersheds was created to address a fundamental lack of integration between land use planning and water… MORE ›

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.