Preserving the Military Mission
Last month our Sun Corridor Program released a report that examined the mutual benefit of preserving Arizona's military mission while protecting publicly-owned lands near military facilities. The report and outreach efforts are garnering media attention.
Santa Cruz River
This second assessment of wetland conditions along the Lower Santa Cruz River provides a summary of the initial improvements after the upgrade of the two wastewater reclamation facilities that release effluent into the river.
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Arizona Public Media
I-11 Corridor Initiative
In a recent PBS piece, our Sun Corridor Program Director talks about Sonoran's involvement in the project's development. He goes on to discuss the Environmental Impact Statement process and the critical concept of integrated infrastructure. As always, it is vitally important that stakeholders work together from start to finish.
EPA Clean Power Plan
The Sonoran Institute prepares a statement on today's release of the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Rules in order to discuss the platform for our study to be released next month. We will reveal how large-scale solar can do far more in meeting the EPA's emissions targets than originally envisioned in the rule.
On the Cover
A River's Return in Edible Baja
One year ago the Colorado River reached the sea for the first time in a generation. Now we search to discover how this remarkable effort has impacted the people and place of the Colorado River Delta.
Read the story on page 96.
West-Wide Corridor 30-52
Sonoran Institute provides a thorough evaluation and analysis of a promising transmission corridor that can connect Arizona's emerging renewable energy economy with markets in Arizona and California.
Where We Work
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: