Tucson Event

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Festival of Books

The Sonoran Institute will have a booth at the upcoming Tucson Festival of Books on March 14-15, 2015 on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Upcoming Workshop

Community Foundation



The Sonoran Institute will be co-hosting a "Write-A-Will" workshop in Tucson, Arizona on March 17, 2015. Join us if you can!

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.

Visit Our Sister Sites

New Report

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Climate Change and Latinos

A new report indicates that Latino neighborhoods in Arizona are more vulnerable to the impacts of a changing climate.

Read the report
Read the News Release

Upcoming Webinar



Economic Development Strategies

A FREE Webinar focused on creative economic development strategies for the Rockies region.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Noon - 1pm MT

Register Here
Learn more about our Webinar Series 

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


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Stephanie Sklar is our New CEO

The Sonoran Institute Board of Directors has selected Stephanie Sklar as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Stephanie will join the Institute on October 13, 2014

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Latest News

February 19, 2015
With our partner, Community Foundation of So. Arizona, we will be co-hosting a "Write-A-Will Workshop" on March 17, 2015 from 10am till Noon. Contact Emily Brott to register and find out more about it

February 18, 2015
The Sonoran Institute will have a booth at the upcoming Tucson Festival of Books event on March 14-15, 2015 on the campus of the University of Arizona. Stop by and say hello!

February 13, 2015
New Mobility West has announced that four Intermountain West communities have been selected to receive free technical assistance during the 2015 winter months. Find out more

February 10, 2016
Join us at outfitter REI in Phoenix and in Tempe, Arizona for a FREE seminar and discussion on conservation issues in the West Valley. Only a few spots left for each!
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Paradise Valley REI, register and find out more
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Tempe REI, register and find out more

February 5, 2015
New FREE webinar scheduled for Wed., Feb. 28, 2015 at Noon, MT. Topic is Creative Approaches to Economic Development. Find out more and register



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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