Can the Ancient Humpback Chub Hang On in Today’s Grand Canyon?
It has survived invasive predators, too-cold water, poisoning, electro-shocks, and a ginormous dam. Still, the chub persists.
A treasure hunt for wild springs in Arizona’s desert
In Arizona, finding water in the wilderness means discovering a source of life.
Once a rich desert river, the Gila struggles to keep flowing
Population growth, agricultural withdrawals and climate change have badly diminished the river and threaten its future.
The Colorado River Is Dying. Can Its Aquatic Dinosaurs Be Saved?
The razorback sucker has survived in the river for more than 3 million years. Climate change could end that.
Kremmling bird count studies how birds use irrigated agriculture
As Colorado grapples with a demand-management program, there could be unintended consequences for animals that use irrigated agriculture for habitat.
Scientists: Beavers latest tool to emerge in rebuilding drought-stricken streams
Beavers are making a comeback as researchers look for ways to restore rivers and wetlands while improving the health of drought-stressed aquifers.
San Luis Valley ranchers see dividends in water for fish. Are they on to...
A farmer and environmentalist formed an unlikely partnership to improve fish habitat in the San Luis Valley.
Coke, Coors Seltzer, water trust announce Colorado River initiative
A coalition of high-profile businesses have signed up to add additional water for fish, farmers and hydropower generation to a key segment of the drought-stressed Colorado River.
Is ecosystem change in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta outpacing the ability of science to...
A science panel argues for a new approach to make research nimbler and more forward-looking to improve management in the ailing Delta.
Pitkin County launches project to restore ancient wetland at North Star Preserve near Aspen
A fen-restoration project aims to enhance the wetland’s ability to provide habitat, store and filter groundwater, and sequester carbon.
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