RaiseTheRiver: Visitor Center
for Community Education & Restoration of the Colorado River Delta
We hope you will join us in bringing water and life back to the Colorado River. We are working to raise $1,000 to support our community education and restoration programs in the Delta, which will be a part of the new VIsitors' Center in our Laguna Grande Restoration Site.
Raise The River has proven that we can bring water and life back to the Colorado River Delta. We are seeing tangible results from our active restoration work in the Delta.
Please join us now, and be a part of restoration and conservation for our iconic Colorado River.
Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated. If you cannot donate, please help us by forwarding our GoFundMe link and video to your friends, or anyone who you think would be interested.
Contribute Today! Play a vital part in making history today, by donating to restore life and balance to the Colorado River. We can’t do it without your support.
Our ongoing restoration work rebuilds the habitats that support local communities and wildlife.
If we can fix the Delta, we can demonstrate that no place is beyond hope.
Join us in rewriting history. Let’s Raise The River.
One child's experience can change the course of a river...
Read more about how our educational programs on the banks of two important binational rivers are making huge impacts in the classroom, and positively impacting the Colorado River Delta.
Originally published by coalition partner Sonoran Institute Mexico: https://sonoraninstitute.org/card/what-can-a-river-teach-us/
Karen Schlatter of Sonoran Institute‘s Delta Program honored International Migratory Bird Day (May 12) by explaining the benefits to habitat and wildlife that the pulse flow and our restoration actions have had in the Colorado River Delta.
“At the Las Arenitas wastewater treatment wetland — a project Sonoran Institute has been working on since 2008 — the number of bird species went from eight to more than 160 in just over five years, with a maximum bird count of 18,000 birds!”
Read the full story here, on Mother Nature Network: https://www.mnn.com/home-blog/guest-columnist/blogs/why-restoring-colorado-river-delta-matters-sonoran-institute
The pulse flow brought a striking visual reminder of what happens when water is removed, and then reinstated to its natural channel, and since then, people have asked if it will happen again… We’ve learned in recent years how to use it more and more effectively, read the full story here, part of a project covering the Colorado River, produced by KUNC and supported through a Walton Family Foundation grant:
We hope that today, you will join us by contributing to our efforts to bring water and life back to the #Colorado River.
Between today and December 31, we are raising $2,017 as a year-end funding goal to help support our work in community and environmental education, and on-the-ground restoration. Every act of generosity counts, and each means even more when we give together. #GivingTuesday