We’ve seen rivers running dry all around the world, from being dammed and diverted, and here’s one ecosystem of great significance that two countries are working cooperatively to try to restore. So many others need restoration too.

Sandra Postel

National Geographic

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Water is advancing through the Colorado River Delta following the first release of water on Sunday, March 23. On March 27, this Thursday, the pulse flow will reach its peak.

You may be wondering what the fuss is about – a trickle of water makes its way through a dry river bed. So what? But look closer. That little bit of water goes a long way when it comes to birds and the vegetation that draws them back to the delta.