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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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.
Preserving the Military Mission
This report analyzes the use of a new framework for balancing development in remote areas in an effort to retain Arizona's $9 billion-a-year military economy and preserve the state's Military Mission while conserving open space on federal lands.
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: