Posts By: Lynne Bairstow


Last week, we held the official inauguration of the new Visitors’ Center at Laguna Grande, a resource for sharing with the public the progress and benefits of our conservation work in the Colorado River Delta, and specifically at our restoration site, Laguna Grande. Our coalition partner Sonoran Institute shares the story of the comeback of this restored habitat,… Read more »

Reforestation Weekend in Laguna Grande

Nearly 150 people helped plant 1200 trees in the Colorado River Delta during our annual spring planting “Reforestation Weekend”, held on April 7th. Members of the local community, students from UABC, partners, and people from both the US and Mexico came together to help continue the amazing transformation through the restoration of our Laguna Grande… Read more »


The pulse flow brought a striking visual reminder of what happens when water is removed, and then reinstated to its natural channel, and since then, people have asked if it will happen again… We’ve learned in recent years how to use it more and more effectively, read the full story here, part of a project covering… Read more »

Raise the River Job Opportunity: Coordinator

Note:  As of April 17, 2018, this position is no longer open for applications… thank you for your interest! The Raise the River Coalition is seeking a coordinator to facilitate and support a dynamic bi-national initiative restore the Colorado River Delta. In response to a newly signed agreement between the U.S.  Mexico, the coalition is… Read more »

Learn and Grow

An important part of our restoration work in the #ColoradoRiverDelta is monitoring our activities, then tweaking where needed, if results are different than predicted. In the spirit of sharing, presenting this paper on what we have learned, to more efficiently provide benefits to nature. After all, the more we learn, the more trees will grow in the… Read more »