Western Water News

Shortage on the Colorado River is Imminent, but a Catastrophic One is Not

Shortage on the Colorado River is Imminent, but a Catastrophic One is Not

— Parties in Arizona must keep pushing to leave more water in Lake Mead.
Congress Approves Increased Spending on Water and Other Projects

Congress Approves Increased Spending on Water and Other Projects

— Multiple Provisions Benefit Bird Habitat in West, Everglades Says Audubon
The Latest on the Colorado River's System Conservation Pilot Program

The Latest on the Colorado River's System Conservation Pilot Program

— Audubon is urging Congress to extend the program which supports people and birds in the arid West.
Balancing the needs of rivers, riparian habitat, and housing while ensuring environmental protections and sustainability for Arizonans

Balancing the needs of rivers, riparian habitat, and housing while ensuring environmental protections and sustainability for Arizonans

— How a recent ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court fails to protect the San Pedro River and current and future residents in southeastern Arizona.
Dense Forests, Encroached Meadows, and Devastating Wildfires

Dense Forests, Encroached Meadows, and Devastating Wildfires

— How Audubon and the Arizona Elk Society work together to protect rivers in the West.
What’s in a River’s Name?

What’s in a River’s Name?

— How the Grand River became the Colorado.
Audubon Arizona Partners with Three Breweries to Release First Co-Branded Beer

Audubon Arizona Partners with Three Breweries to Release First Co-Branded Beer

— The Rain Crow IPA celebrates the Colorado River and the need to protect it for people, birds, and beer
Using less and paying more. A conundrum it seems, until you dig a little deeper

Using less and paying more. A conundrum it seems, until you dig a little deeper

— Doing nothing about the Colorado River’s decline is too risky
Connecting the Dots: From DCP and Lake Mead to Protecting Flowing Rivers and Habitat

Connecting the Dots: From DCP and Lake Mead to Protecting Flowing Rivers and Habitat

— Why birders and wildlife advocates should care about Lake Mead
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.