Water is on the Way: The travelogue completes

We continue to follow the path of the water being delivered to the Colorado River Delta. From the first irrigation gate being opened to seeing the water rejuvenate our restoration sites the water… MORE ›

Kids playing in the flowing Colorado River at Vado Carranza in the Mexicali Valley. July 2021.
Celebrando los flujos de agua en el delta

¡Ha pasado un tiempo desde nuestra última actualización sobre las entregas de agua que fluyen en el delta del río Colorado! El 1 de mayo, los gobiernos de México y Estados Unidos comenzaron… MORE ›

An Update From Our CEO

Value Nature More As the temperatures rise in my new home of Tucson, climate change, fire and drought are impacting communities across the Colorado River Basin from the Rocky Mountains to the Delta… MORE ›

Mensaje más reciente del director ejecutivo

Valorando más a la naturaleza A medida que aumentan las temperaturas en mi nuevo hogar de Tucson, el cambio climático, los incendios y la sequía están afectando a las comunidades a lo largo… MORE ›

Crónica: Los flujos de primavera van rumbo al mar

El agua fluye en el delta Algo especial empezó el 1o de mayo de 2021. Los gobiernos de México y Estados Unidos acordaron empezar a hacer entregas de agua específicamente para el medioambiente del Delta del río… MORE ›

Spring Flows are Headed to the Sea: A travelogue

Water is flowing in the Delta Something special began May 1, 2021. The governments of Mexico and the United States agreed to begin delivering water specifically for the environment of the Colorado River… MORE ›

In the Seat of Restoration

Interviewing the people closest to the Colorado River Delta restoration The Colorado River Delta is a place where nature is returning to life in extraordinary ways, especially with the regular deliveries of water… MORE ›

Trash. It’s pervasive and pernicious.

It’s one of your pet peeves, and ours too! As every visitor to the Santa Cruz River knows, trash is a persistent environmental issue. Our community has long brought up trash as something… MORE ›

A Recap of Research Days

“Many different research projects are working in tandem to create a better environment for the natural world, but also for the one we carve out for ourselves.” Santa Cruz River Research Days brings together… MORE ›

Filming the Colorado

The life source of the West seen through film The Colorado River is an amazing force of nature and a crucial resource for life in the West, but we all know that words… MORE ›

An Update From Our CEO

The Colorado River Gives Life Now we must give life back to the Colorado River. The Colorado River has been a life source for centuries. As the most iconic river in the West,… MORE ›

Mensaje más reciente del director ejecutivo

El río Colorado nos da vida Ahora debemos devolverle la vida al río Colorado. El río Colorado ha sido fuente de vida durante siglos. Como el río más icónico del Oeste y escultor… MORE ›

Water for the Environment

A lot can be done with just a little water Water is precious in the Colorado River system. It’s refreshing to dip your feet in a creek fed by spring’s snowmelt, but what… MORE ›

Agua para el medioambiente

Podemos hacer mucho con solo un poco de agua El agua es muy preciada para el ecosistema del río Colorado Es refrescante remojarse los pies en un arroyo alimentado por el deshielo primaveral,… MORE ›

Native Fish Make Six-mile Journey Down River

When you flush your toilet, you’re helping the recovery of native aquatic species. That may seem strange but let us explain. We’ve written about one of these species here before: the Gila topminnow.… MORE ›

Gunnison County Team. Pictured: David Baumgarten, Ashley Bembenek, Will Dujardin, Janet Farmer, Russ Forrest, Roland Mason, Julie Nania, Rachel Sabbato, with workshop facilitators, Faith Sternlieb, Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy and Danielle McPherson, WaterNow Alliance
Teamwork Protects Water Resources

“We’re all in this together” is a spirit that has long sustained the communities of Gunnison County in western Colorado. Nestled in the Rockies and surrounded by national forests, Gunnison Valley is several… MORE ›

An Expanded Role for Darcy Hill

Sonoran Institute Names Darcy Hill Senior Director of Development and Marketing Darcy Hill, who has been with us for only a year, is taking on an expanded role for the Sonoran Institute as… MORE ›