Conservation

Protecting birds and their habitats

Great Egret. Photo: Andres Leon/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon Arizona's conservation initiatives include the Important Bird Areas program, Western Rivers Action Network, Native Plants for Native Birds, and Climate Change.

Audubon Arizona Conservation News

International Infrastructure Issues Threaten Arizona’s Santa Cruz River
Western Rivers Action Network

International Infrastructure Issues Threaten Arizona’s Santa Cruz River

Why fixing a nine-mile sewage pipe is crucial for people and birds.

Rare Beer Alert: Hummingbird Springs Tart Saison
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Rare Beer Alert: Hummingbird Springs Tart Saison

Announcing Audubon’s First Bird-Friendly Beer Garden

Arizona Needs to Resolve Long-Running Lawsuit in Order to Protect Rivers
Western Rivers Action Network

Arizona Needs to Resolve Long-Running Lawsuit in Order to Protect Rivers

Tied up in court for over 40 years, water rights uncertainty surrounds the state’s rivers.

A Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Is in Place—Now What?
Western Rivers Action Network

A Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Is in Place—Now What?

Audubon charts a course for conservation on the Colorado River.

Outdoor Recreation Along Arizona’s Waterways is a $13.5 Billion Industry, Ranked Higher than Golf and Mining, New Report Says
Western Rivers Action Network

Outdoor Recreation Along Arizona’s Waterways is a $13.5 Billion Industry, Ranked Higher than Golf and Mining, New Report Says

The study also indicates 114,000 jobs supported by recreation along state’s rivers, lakes, and streams.

New Federal Rule Would Reduce Protections for Water in the West, Harming People and Birds
Western Rivers Action Network

New Federal Rule Would Reduce Protections for Water in the West, Harming People and Birds

The Trump Administration’s revised Waters of the United States rule would shrink the number of waterways protected under the Clean Water Act.

Springing Into Action
Western Rivers Action Network

Springing Into Action

Arizona WRAN News: March, 2019

How Craft Beer Is Helping Save Water In the Colorado River Basin
Western Rivers Action Network

How Craft Beer Is Helping Save Water In the Colorado River Basin

The Western Rivers Brewers Council continues to be an integral partner of Audubon Arizona’s dedication to a sustainable water future.

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