Cienega Watershed Partnership works with all stakeholders, including local businesses, government agencies, non-government organizations, landowners/residents, recreation/user groups, and scientists/researchers. These partners are integral to all our activities.Cienega Watershed Partnership hosts quarterly forums to facilitate coordination and cooperation among the partners. These forums — Cienega Corridor Conservation Council (CCCC) and Sonoita Valley Planning Partnership (SVPP) — often form workgroups that focus on a specific issue or project.
Below are examples of our broad scope of partners.
US GOVERNMENT STATE & FEDERAL AGENCIES:
Bureau of Land Management (Tucson Field Office) | Coronado National Forest (U.S.D.A. National Forest Service) | Saguaro National Park (National Park Service) | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service | USGS Tucson Science Center | Arizona Game and Fish Department | Pima Association of Governments (PAG) | Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation | Pima County Cultural Resources | Pima County Department of Transportation | Pima County Development Services | Pima County Flood Control District | Western Regional Partnership (WRP)
University of Arizona — School of Natural Resources and the Environment | University of Arizona — CLIMAS Climate Assessment for the Southwest | University of Arizona — OALS Office of Arid Land Studies (in School of Nat Resources) | Arizona NEMO (Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials) | University of Arizona — Inst of the Environment | University of Arizona — SAHRA (Sustainability of semi-Arid Hydrology & Riparian Areas) | University of Arizona — Cooperative Extension 4H Youth Development
The Nature Conservancy | Sky Island Alliance | Rincon Institute | Sonoran Institute | Arizona Zoological Society — Phoenix Zoo | AZ Land & Water Trust | Empire Ranch Foundation | Audubon Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch | Colossal Cave Mountain Park
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS:
Save the Scenic Santa Ritas | Sonoita Crossroads Community Forum | Rincon Valley Coalition | Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center (SABCC) | Tucson Electric Power | Pima Trails Association | Arizona Trail Association | Huachuca Hiking Club | Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists