Like Phoenix, Sonora’s capital Hermosillo has struggled with pedestrian safety. In recent years, dozens have been killed and hundreds have been injured. But many are responding to the issue, hoping bring those troubling numbers down.
Recent data shows most of Sonora’s 72 municipalities have some level of drought, which means there’s really nowhere for ranchers to take their animals to graze. Feeding them is “impossible, economically speaking,” one ranching representative said.
LA MORA, Sonora, Mexico – : The murders of six children and three women this month have prompted some members of an offshoot Mormon community in northern Sonora to move. But others are determined to stay in a place they say is like no other.
HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Hermosillo, Mexico, has tripled in area since 1990, but there are signs of revitalization in the city’s charming center.
EL RANCHO LAS AGUILAS, Mexico – Sonoran and Arizona game officials recently set up dozens of remote cameras to track large animals, many of whom range back and forth across the border with Mexico.
RANCHO GRANDE, Mexico – Sonora is becoming a destination for U.S. hunters, thanks to low fees and public-private management programs designed to support healthy populations of mule deer and desert bighorn sheep.
HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Several large solar projects in Sonora are soon to come fully online, including one of the largest in Latin America. Much of this expansion came from energy reforms pushed by President Enrique Peña Nieto, but with a new administration in power, will the progress continue?