Monthly Archives: April 2014

Curious how far the pulse flow has gotten? Check out this handy tagged map scientists have been using to track the water. 

natureconservancy: Show us how you #livenature by taking a #natureselfie! Share and tag your photos so we can see your exciting adventures! Our partner, The Nature Conservancy, has a great idea for you. We’ll even reward an extra 10 points* for anyone who posts a Colorado River selfie.  *Full disclosure: points are just for fun…. Read more »

The Landsat 8 snapped a photo of the Morelos Dam on the Arizona-Mexico border on March 8, 2014.  Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon  Want to know more? Check out the article in Live Science. 

usbr: Sunrise over the Colorado River near Blythe, CA. Photo by Alexander Stephens, Bureau of Reclamation. Every once in a while it’s nice to take a step back and remember what we’re working hard to protect and revitalize. With a view like this, courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation, who wouldn’t want to restore the Colorado… Read more »

Paddling the Colorado River Pulse Flow

The conservationists hope the pulse will bring back the willows and cottonwoods that once lined the valley, and restore habitat for the birds and wildlife that once thrived there. My goal was more selfish. I wanted to see whether I could bash through the non-native reeds and tamarisk that clog the riverbed, and eventually make… Read more »