Western Water News

Preparing for a Botulism Outbreak on the Klamath

— Wildlife Rehabilitators with Bird Ally X Give an Insider’s Look
Great Blue Heron.

Drought? This Is What Climate Change Looks like in the West

— A personal take on Audubon’s work to make the arid West more livable for people and birds.

U.S. Declares Water Delivery Reductions to Southwestern States as Climate Change Devastates Colorado River

— Plans are in place for 2022, but 2023 and future years could be even more challenging.

The Age of Aridification on the Mighty Colorado River

— Ten strategies to mitigate the dryness of the West’s most critical water source.

The Entire Colorado River Basin is in Crisis

— We need climate action, now.

The Momentary Reprieve of Rain on the Rio Grande

— Rain is good, but adapting to climate change is better.

Federal Action Needed to Address Disastrous Drought, Wildfires, and Ecosystem Degradation in the West

— With a warming climate, Audubon is pushing for action—now.
Snowy Egret.

Arizona Legislative Session Results in Funding for Audubon Priorities

— But we have a long way to go in addressing the state’s increasing water crisis, temperatures, and wildfires.

Audubon's Frank Ruiz Testifies Before Congress on Salton Sea Bill

— HR 3877 would allow expanded federal participation in Salton Sea restoration efforts

Photos Capture New Flows in Colorado River Delta

— Water delivered through the desiccated channel will benefit the environment.