Priority Landscapes

Colorado River Basin

A wide river makes a horseshoe shape, wrapping around a large orange rock in a canyon.
Horseshoe Bend, Grand Canyon 2023 Adventures in Nature Student Photography Contest Honorable Mention; "Horseshoe Bend during a semi-cloudy day," by Faiza Tasnim of Gilbert © Faiza Tasnim

Celebrating the Colorado River

The Colorado River is one of the hardest working rivers in the West. The Nature Conservancy is working hard across the entire Colorado River Basin to protect this amazing river and resource.

Conservation in the Basin

Learn about a few (of many) projects that we are currently working on to improve the health of this powerful river.