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.
2013 Annual Report - Connections
The Power of Connections
Connecting. It is what distinguishes our unique and successful approach to conservation and community development in the West.
The Sonoran Institute inspires and enables community decisions and public policies that respect the land and people of western North America.
The Sonoran Institute contributes to a vision of a West with:
- Healthy landscapes – including native plants and wildlife, diverse habitat, open spaces, clean air and water – from northern Mexico to western Canada.
- Vibrant communities where people embrace conservation to protect quality of life today and in the future.
- Resilient economies that support prosperous communities, diverse opportunities for residents, productive working landscapes, and stewardship of the natural world.
A Collaborative, Community-based Approach
The nonprofit Sonoran Institute, founded in 1990, works across the rapidly changing West to conserve and restore natural and cultural assets and to promote better management of growth and change. The Institute’s community-based approach emphasizes collaboration, civil dialogue, sound information, local knowledge, practical solutions and big-picture thinking.