Water

Our Blueprint for a Resilient Lower Mississippi River

— On World Water Day, Audubon has identified the most important places for birds and people from Missouri to the Gulf Coast.

Getting Water to Places Birds Need Most

— Audubon’s California water policy priorities in 2022.
Wood Thrush perched on a Winterberry branch.

Infrastructure Bill will Boost Funding for On-the-Ground Conservation in the Delaware River Watershed

— The landmark legislation includes funding for landscape-scale restoration and nature-based projects that will benefit birds and people throughout the region.

The Discovery Center Event Series Taps into the Connection of the “Birds & Brews” of the Delaware River Watershed

— Audubon Mid-Atlantic brings together a panel of Brewers for the Delaware River members and city leaders to discuss the importance of watershed health for birds, people, and beer.

U.S. Declares Water Delivery Reductions to Southwestern States as Climate Change Devastates Colorado River

— Plans are in place for 2022, but 2023 and future years could be even more challenging.

U.S. House Recommends Increased Funding for Delaware River Watershed for Fourth Year

— Growing federal appropriations helps protect the iconic waterway for birds and communities.

Audubon's Frank Ruiz Testifies Before Congress on Salton Sea Bill

— HR 3877 would allow expanded federal participation in Salton Sea restoration efforts
Northern Harrier. Doug German/Audubon Photography Awards

A Policy Agenda to Protect the Birds of the Delaware River Watershed

— Audubon focuses on funding and bipartisan engagement for clean, reliable water for birds and people.
Lee's Ferry in the Grand Canyon. Jonathan Buford/Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company

Experimental High Spring Flows in the Grand Canyon

— Demonstrated potential for creativity in future Colorado River operations
Saltmarsh Sparrow. Frank Lehman/Audubon Photography Awards

Advocates Attend Virtual “Hill Day” in Record Numbers to Champion Delaware River Watershed

— Audubon leaders and coalition partners brought local voices to Capitol Hill to support clean water legislation.