The River Gave us Life

An interview with Antonia Torres, Cucapah The Colorado River Delta is home to many diverse groups of people. With many stories to tell about the rich cultures and environment here in the Delta,… MORE ›

When You and the River Meet

Numbers and dots on a map do not say everything about the river’s value. The community’s experiences and stories are equally important. —Amanda Smith, Program Coordinator Over the course of several months, I… MORE ›

Challenges That Lead to Growth

Being a Binational Organization When we’re resilient, well supported and dedicated to collaboration most issues can be seen as good challenges. We don’t have to avoid obstacles, we just have to work through… 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 ›

Pride, Gratitude and Generosity

Being a Binational Organization Pride shines through the experience of working across borders. The generosity shared by colleagues enriches, motivates, and brings us back for another day. I’m pretty sure food helps too!… 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 ›

Welcome to the Laguna Grande Interpretive Center

Collaboration made it possible Have you ever seen how an ant colony moves at full-speed around their hill? They might look frantic and confused but also completely unstoppable? That was us, the Sonoran… 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 ›

Stephanie Sklar
An Update From Our CEO

The first three months of 2017 have flown by, and while events across the globe have been rapidly unfolding and often distracting or enthralling depending on your viewpoint, here at the Sonoran Institute… MORE ›