Posts Tagged: Colorado River Delta

We told you the pulse flow was working!  Check out this extraordinary image from NASA. The first image was taken in April 2013, and the second was taken in April 2014 – a few weeks after the pulse flow event. If you play with the slider (which we definitely did), you can see the river bed filling… Read more »

highcountrynews: In an era of light pollution, here are the darkest skies in the American West. Many of them are hot spots for dark-sky tourism – people visiting to see stars that are obscured by lights in their hometowns. See more images and read the story at If you’re looking for some place beautiful to… Read more »

Restoring a ‘Pulse’ to the Colorado River Delta

Teachers, looking for a great way to bring the Colorado River Delta into the classroom? National Geographic has a whole set of resources to teach your students about conservation, ecology, geography, and binational negotiation and management.  Photo credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

ecowatchorg: America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2013 This is the year to put the Colorado River on the path to recovery. We couldn’t agree more. And already this year the Colorado River has begun to recover. We’ve already seen promising results from the pulse flow last month, an we’re hopeful that the next few months… Read more »

smithsonianmag: From Wyoming to Mexico, a Beautiful Time-Lapse Trip Down the Colorado River Drawing rain runoff and snow melt from the slopes of the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River is a dominant source of water for the American southwest, providing fresh water for drinking and farming and hydroelectric power to millions. In 2011, Will Stauffer-Norris… Read more »