Reconnecting the River Through Cross-border Collaboration
The United States and Mexico signed a bi-national agreement to rejuvenate the delta region and reconnect the Colorado while defining how the countries will share and store water in times of drought and shortages. The Conservancy played a big role by informing policy makers, designing the water release and raising money for water rights. Perseverance is paying off for people and nature.
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Thanks to an historic agreement between the U.S. and Mexico, water—and hope—have returned to the Colorado River Delta.
How can you help the Colorado River? Count the many ways!
Is the Colorado River really a lost cause? As water flows into the delta, our Colorado River Program Director Taylor Hawes sees hope for the hopeless.
Conservancy scientists documented the return of water to the parched Colorado River Delta.
Learn about the issues and plants and animals within the Basin.
Once teeming with birds and other wildlife, the Colorado River Delta is a dusty, dry trickle that rarely reaches the sea. Take a virtual tour to see how we're raising water levels to restore the delta.
Nearly 36 million people rely on the Colorado River for water, food, recreation and energy. Stand with The Nature Conservancy to protect it.
The Conservancy is excited to be part of an historic event as the U.S. and Mexico release water into the Colorado River Delta. The event known as "The Pulse Flow" will bring a surge of water to areas that have been dry for decades.
Wesley James farms organic chiles, squash, tomatoes, cucumbers, and eggplant at Skarsgard Farms, Albuquerque, New Mexico.