Western Water News

Diminishing Lakes Pose Serious Consequences for Communities, Livelihoods, and Wildlife

Diminishing Lakes Pose Serious Consequences for Communities, Livelihoods, and Wildlife

— Why we should act at Great Salt Lake before it's too late.
Arizona, Nevada, and Mexico to make Mandatory Reductions in Colorado River Water Use in 2020

Arizona, Nevada, and Mexico to make Mandatory Reductions in Colorado River Water Use in 2020

— With new drought plan in place, Lake Mead to enter ‘Tier Zero’ operations.
What It's Like to Catch and Band a Yuma Ridgway’s Rail

What It's Like to Catch and Band a Yuma Ridgway’s Rail

— Tracking the movements of an elusive marsh bird.
Potential New Ways to Determine the Movement of Phalaropes

Potential New Ways to Determine the Movement of Phalaropes

— Budding technology creates networks that would inform the conservation and management of Phalaropes.
Protecting and Celebrating an Oasis for Birds in the Great Basin

Protecting and Celebrating an Oasis for Birds in the Great Basin

— Lahontan Valley's wetlands provide critical habitat for birds.
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.
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