Sea of Cortez
She wasn’t necessarily popping champagne Thursday, but conservationist Jennifer Pitt was certainly celebrating the arrival of water from the Colorado River into the Sea of Cortez.
Water conservationists are celebrating a flood experiment that is on the verge of sending water from the Colorado River to the Sea of Cortez for the first time in more than 20 years.
The Colorado River’s winter whisper in the Kawuneeche Valley was becoming a quiet spring roar last week as the stream hinted at the beginnings of the snowmelt’s pell-mell tumble off the mountains.
Two field researchers are embarking on a four-month trip to study the Colorado River.