Western Water News

Arizona’s Often-dry Streams Now under Threat Due to Clean Water Act Rollback

Arizona’s Often-dry Streams Now under Threat Due to Clean Water Act Rollback

— New Audubon analysis explains benefits of ephemeral streams to communities and birds, and makes a case for protecting them.
Many Partners Aim to Protect Nevada Wetlands for Shorebirds

Many Partners Aim to Protect Nevada Wetlands for Shorebirds

— Analysis at Lahontan Valley Wetlands identifies bird species for habitat management.
Audubon and Partners Honored with Award for Leadership in Arizona Water Policy

Audubon and Partners Honored with Award for Leadership in Arizona Water Policy

— Arizona Capitol Times notices our efforts at the statehouse.
Sustaining Healthy Groundwater Levels is Critical to Habitat, Birds, and People

Sustaining Healthy Groundwater Levels is Critical to Habitat, Birds, and People

— Webinar puts spotlight on need to protect groundwater in Arizona.
Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo Remains Federally Protected after Delisting Threat Falls Flat

Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo Remains Federally Protected after Delisting Threat Falls Flat

— Another example of the Audubon network delivering a victory for birds.
Grazing Provides Western Sandpipers with Important Source of Energy for Migration

Grazing Provides Western Sandpipers with Important Source of Energy for Migration

— A relatively unassuming shorebird challenges birders’ notions of “normal” sandpiper behavior.
Audubon “Wingspan” Weighs in on Colorado River Lake Powell Pipeline

Audubon “Wingspan” Weighs in on Colorado River Lake Powell Pipeline

— In an official letter to the Bureau of Reclamation, Audubon experts and 35 chapters demonstrate support for the No Action alternative.
Lake Mead and Lower Colorado River to Remain in Tier Zero Shortage for 2021

Lake Mead and Lower Colorado River to Remain in Tier Zero Shortage for 2021

— The Drought Contingency Plan is working.
Arizona’s Rivers Could Face Irreparable Harm

Arizona’s Rivers Could Face Irreparable Harm

— Working to protect waterways left behind in the wake of the White House’s Clean Water Act rollback.
New Senate Bill Threatens U.S.—Mexico Cooperation, Environment, and Birds of Lower Colorado River

New Senate Bill Threatens U.S.—Mexico Cooperation, Environment, and Birds of Lower Colorado River

— Reopening the Yuma Desalting Plant—with its ancient technology—too expensive and too damaging.