Water Enough to Drink on the Ranch

“We need to be aware of the connection between our lives and our river. These lands, the river—they are my family’s roots. And, well, family is all we have” —Tony Sedgwick, rancher and… MORE ›

It Just has to be the Place that you Love

Connie Williams has traveled the world, but it’s the Sonoran Desert that calls to her: “I’ve been to places that are more beautiful, places that have a richer life. But I think when… MORE ›

A Narrow victory for Colorado Proposition DD

Let’s roll up our sleeves for water resilience… “Now that Proposition DD has passed, we stand ready to work with state and local officials and our partners to ensure that funds allocated to… MORE ›

Persistent Challenges

Being a Binational Organization It’s not all perfect. The challenge of working together while not being physically in the same city or country leads to higher chances of misunderstandings. Relying on technology to… MORE ›

Our Common Connection to Nature

Being a binational organization Our supporters share an interest in the natural world, and our staff works hard to align our efforts to ensure natural resources, vibrant communities and enriching economies. It’s something… MORE ›

An Update From Our CEO

Moving Forward, Championing Diversity The truth is, environmental burdens and benefits are not distributed evenly—not in the US, not in Mexico, and not in most places on this beautiful globe. There are many… MORE ›

An Update From Our CEO

I want to thank each and every one of you for the critical role you play in making our work possible. This past year demonstrated that with perseverance and dedication we will thrive.… MORE ›

Statement from Sonoran Institute on Ten West Link

Ten West Link is a Model for Future Lower Impact Infrastructure PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 31, 2018) — On Friday, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the draft Environmental Impact Statement for a… MORE ›

Stephanie Sklar
An Update From Our CEO

It is the season of gratitude for the year’s achievements and the setting of intentions for the year to come. Here at the Sonoran Institute we are looking back on a year of… MORE ›