Posts Tagged: colorado river

Colorado River progress flows from cooperative spirit

The Colorado River is an extraordinary river whose currents flow not just in one direction, but in many directions across landscapes and borders, meeting many needs and demands. Last month, the Colorado River began to flow once again toward the Gulf of California as part of an unprecedented agreement to improve the riparian environment of… Read more »

Watershed Gear

Chances are you’ve seen Watershed, the amazing documentary about the Colorado River, it’s use, and the water ethics of the American West. (No? That’s OK. Check it out here. It’ll be our little secret.)  We’re such big fans of the documentary that we’re excited to poke around the new Watershed store. Cool gear includes everything from Raise… Read more »

Monitoring the Pulse of the Colorado River

Now in its 14th day, the historic pulse flow coursing through the Colorado River Delta toward the sea is under the careful watch of dozens of scientists who fan out across the landscape to measure and track its vital signs – from flow rates and salinity levels to seed dispersal by native cottonwoods and willows. The goal is… Read more »

Will the Colorado River Delta Pulse Flow Make it to the Sea?

One of the big unknowns of the pulse flow of water currently working its way down the channel of the Colorado River in its delta is whether that water will reach the sea.  The mouth of the Colorado River drained historically into the Upper Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), a unique body of water that Jacques Cousteau called… Read more »