Water

The Fate of the Salton Sea Is in Our Hands

The Fate of the Salton Sea Is in Our Hands

— Now that Prop 68 has passed, the Salton Sea gets $200 million to help safeguard the health of people and birds. But that’s just the first step.
May is for the Birds

May is for the Birds

— Celebrating May as Month of the Bird in Utah during 2018 Year of the Bird
There Are Better Options To Solve Our Water Issues Than An Old Desalting Plant

There Are Better Options To Solve Our Water Issues Than An Old Desalting Plant

— The Yuma Desalting Plant sits dormant in the southwestern corner of Arizona, embodying both the promise of new water and the peril of environmental Armageddon.
Important Bird Areas are Important to All

Important Bird Areas are Important to All

— Protecting habitat is not only for birds and wildlife, but for all life.
The Songs of Great Salt Lake

The Songs of Great Salt Lake

— If the marshes and mudflats of Great Salt Lake could transform into music, how would it sound?
Saline Lakes and Great Salt Lake in the News

Saline Lakes and Great Salt Lake in the News

— Your guide to the latest news from Audubon's Saline Lakes program
In the Arid West, Protecting Oases Vital to Birds Requires Creative Solutions

In the Arid West, Protecting Oases Vital to Birds Requires Creative Solutions

— Like people, birds depend on water, relying on it during migration, breeding, and nesting. But increasing pressures on already scarce Western waters have put birds and other wildlife in a perilous situation.
Executive Summary—Water and Birds in the Arid West: Habitats in Decline

Executive Summary—Water and Birds in the Arid West: Habitats in Decline

— A brief overview to Audubon's new report on creating a sustainable water future for birds and people in the American West
Executive Order Puts Streams and Wetlands at Risk

Executive Order Puts Streams and Wetlands at Risk

Last week, President Trump issued an executive order initiating a review of the Clean Water Rule, also know as the Waters of the United States (WOT

The Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: What It Is and Why It’s Important

The Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: What It Is and Why It’s Important

— President Trump has ordered the EPA to begin reviewing the rule that governs how the agency protects waterways. Here's what WOTUS means to wildlife and people alike.