Colorado River

Nick Cote for KUNC/LightHawk

A new federal program hopes to fill in knowledge gaps on how water moves through the headwaters of arguably the West’s most important drinking and irrigation water source.

Luke Runyon/KUNC

Earlier this year, Arizona -- one of seven southwestern states that rely on the Colorado River -- was in the midst of a heated discussion about water.

Lou Gum / KAWC

The Cocopah Indian Tribe wants to revive a traditional tea recipe that uses the beans of the screw bean mesquite tree.  But finding the beans is more difficult now than it was just decades ago.  Turns out the tree that was part of Cocopah culture for millennia is dying off. 

Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey signed a drought contingency plan Thursday afternoon, just six hours ahead of the deadline set by a key federal official for the state to act or face having their Colorado River water supply determined by her.

City of Yuma

The Yuma Bird, Nature, and History Festival is three days of activities that begin January 4th.  The event features guided tours of some of the most amazing locations in our region, highlights the one-of-a kind birds and creatures we share our home with, and explores the history of our community.

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