Community Builders Webinar

Pearl Street Boulder 

Diagnosing Success: Why Some Outdoor Pedestrian Malls Succeed and Others Fail
with Jim Charlier

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Delta Update Report

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Initial Progress Report

Research shows that the historic pulse flow into the Colorado River Delta was a success.

Annual Report



The Power of Connections

Connecting. It is what distinguishes our unique and successful approach to conservation and community development in the West.

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New Report

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Conserving State Trust Lands

A new report evaluates strategies that adhere to the financial mandates of trust responsibility while fostering conservation of state trust lands. Many of these lands contribute significant ecological and recreational value to the West.

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Upcoming Webinar



Planning in the West Webinar Series

A FREE Webinar focused on ways to mitigate health impacts caused by the urban heat island effect. 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Noon - 1:30pm (AZ time, MST) 

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Call for Proposals


Grant Opportunity

We are seeking communities interested in using exploratory scenario planning to assist in a planning or community decision-making process that engages multiple stakeholders.

More infomation and application
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New Mobility West

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On the Ground - Anaconda, MT

Find out how we are helping Anaconda, Montana to increase tourism and build quality of life using transportation ideas.

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2014 Accomplishments



Major Results Across the West

Your contributions this year helped the Sonoran Institute to achieve some major accomplishments.

2014 Accomplishments

Where We Work

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Narrated by Robert Redford, Renewal captures the breathtaking and historic surge of water that was released into the Colorado River in the Spring of 2014. The new water created, once again, a river to the sea. Original music soundtrack by Halcyonaire. For more information on the efforts to save and restore life to the Delta, go to:

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