Western Water News

In the Field—Western Rivers Bird Count

In the Field—Western Rivers Bird Count

— A dispatch from Arizona’s Salt River.
Arizona Legislature Wraps up with Wins for Birds, Water, and Public Lands

Arizona Legislature Wraps up with Wins for Birds, Water, and Public Lands

— New budget includes funding for invasive plant removal, wastewater infrastructure, and water department staff.
Willard Spur Waterfowl Management Area, Utah's Serengeti of Waterbirds

Willard Spur Waterfowl Management Area, Utah's Serengeti of Waterbirds

— A special place for birds and people.
International Infrastructure Issues Threaten Arizona’s Santa Cruz River

International Infrastructure Issues Threaten Arizona’s Santa Cruz River

— Why fixing a nine-mile sewage pipe is crucial for people and birds.
Audubon’s Jennifer Pitt Honored with Leadership Award for Colorado River Work

Audubon’s Jennifer Pitt Honored with Leadership Award for Colorado River Work

— Water Education Colorado bestows award to Coloradan who has a body of work in the field of water resources benefiting the Colorado public.
Arizona Needs to Resolve Long-Running Lawsuit in Order to Protect Rivers

Arizona Needs to Resolve Long-Running Lawsuit in Order to Protect Rivers

— Tied up in court for over 40 years, water rights uncertainty surrounds the state’s rivers.
Bipartisan Colorado River Drought Plan Signed into Law Averting Potentially Catastrophic Outcomes for People and Birds

Bipartisan Colorado River Drought Plan Signed into Law Averting Potentially Catastrophic Outcomes for People and Birds

— Audubon worked throughout the West to advocate for the Drought Contingency Plan.
A Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Is in Place—Now What?

A Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Is in Place—Now What?

— Audubon charts a course for conservation on the Colorado River.
Climate Change and Water Use Will Determine the Future of Great Basin Waterbirds

Climate Change and Water Use Will Determine the Future of Great Basin Waterbirds

— Science and planning can help ensure their continued existence.
Outdoor Recreation Along Arizona’s Waterways is a $13.5 Billion Industry, Ranked Higher than Golf and Mining, New Report Says

Outdoor Recreation Along Arizona’s Waterways is a $13.5 Billion Industry, Ranked Higher than Golf and Mining, New Report Says

— The study also indicates 114,000 jobs supported by recreation along state’s rivers, lakes, and streams.
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