Written by Taylor Hawes | March 27th, 2014
When Taylor Hawes first became director of the Conservancy’s Colorado River Program, people told her she was crazy. But is the Colorado River really a lost cause? As water flows today, Hawes sees hope for the hopeless.
Written by Megan Sheehan | April 17th, 2013
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | April 10th, 2013
New watering restrictions in Fort Collins, Colorado are a stark reminder that it’s up to us to chart a smarter course toward meeting the future needs of our thirsty cities.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | February 28th, 2013
Isn’t Mother Nature spectacular? Our Nature Photo of the Week was photographed at Horseshoe Bend, Arizona.
Written by Megan Sheehan | December 17th, 2012
Written by Taylor Hawes | December 12th, 2012
A new study on the Colorado River Basin — the West’s most iconic river — could be a roadmap for how we can protect this freshwater ecosystem and still use its precious water.
Written by Darci Palmquist | November 22nd, 2012
Do you know how much water it takes to turn on your lights? Or how many fish are imperiled when you power up your computer? A new study takes stock of how our energy choices impact water and fish.
Written by Peter McBride | July 31st, 2012
From a bird’s eye vantage point, photographer Peter McBride explores every nook of the Colorado River in the hope of offering some human perspective and awareness to a complicated issue.
Written by Darci Palmquist | June 20th, 2011
Written by Jeff Opperman | November 23rd, 2010
Which do you prefer -– abundant blue skies or abundant blue (fresh) water? It may be hard to have both, especially as climate change continues, says Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman.