The Verde River Report Card project begins

Nineteen people stand facing the camera smiling. The group is in front of a large tree with green and brown leaves and a small amount of blue sky shows in the upper right of the photo.IAN kicked off a new project with the first workshop for the Verde River Report Card November 13-14th in Cottonwood, Arizona. Alex, Andrew, and Emily facilitated the workshop with partners from The Nature Conservancy, the US Forest Service, and the Friends of the Verde River for about 25 participants. The workshop included great information and discussions about values, threats, indicators, and key stories for the Verde River Watershed. The Verde River is the last free flowing river in Arizona, and part of it is designated as one of the Wild and Scenic Rivers of the US.