Western Water News

Arizona Department of Water Resources and Audubon Agree to Funding Plan to Conserve Colorado River Water

Arizona Department of Water Resources and Audubon Agree to Funding Plan to Conserve Colorado River Water

— Fulfilling Drought Contingency Plan commitments and achieving water security for Arizona.
Arizona Legislature Adjourns 2020 Session

Arizona Legislature Adjourns 2020 Session

— A once-promising legislative session for Audubon priorities grinds to a halt, but there is hope.
Water Policy Wins in Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico before Coronavirus Closures

Water Policy Wins in Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico before Coronavirus Closures

— Audubon backed 8 wins before many western legislative sessions ended early.
Restoring the Colorado River Delta

Restoring the Colorado River Delta

— How building binational support brought water, trees, funding, and birds back to the Colorado River Delta.
Native Plants Help Restore the Colorado River

Native Plants Help Restore the Colorado River

— Audubon’s advocacy put new state grant dollars on the ground in Arizona, helping restore native plant communities along waterways.
Observing Heron Nesting a Welcome Distraction

Observing Heron Nesting a Welcome Distraction

— Keeping an eye on a nest during this pandemic.
Western Rivers Bird Count Cancelled Until Next Year

Western Rivers Bird Count Cancelled Until Next Year

— Surveys over last two years significantly increase bird data at key sites.
Colorado Legislature Votes to Expand Key Instream Flow Program

Colorado Legislature Votes to Expand Key Instream Flow Program

— Audubon—along with many stakeholders—advocated for the changes that are good for people, rivers, and birds.
UPDATE: Spring is for the Birds...and Birders (Cancellations and other Information)

UPDATE: Spring is for the Birds...and Birders (Cancellations and other Information)

— Celebrate migration and great basin birds at a festival this spring.
Audubon Calls for More Resources and Attention (not Less) for Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Audubon Calls for More Resources and Attention (not Less) for Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo

— U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes 9% decrease in designated critical habitat.