Upper Rio Grande Report Card released

The Upper Rio Grande Report Card was released at the Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Alexandra Fries, Katie May Laumann, and Nathan Miller attended and presented at the release event along with partners from Audubon Southwest, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and World Wildlife Fund. The Rio Grande scored 54%, a C. The report card evaluated 28 indicators of health in four categories: Water Quality & Quantity, Management & Governance, Society & Culture, and Landscapes & Ecology. The overall health of the basin is in moderate condition and there is not enough water to sustain the needs of all users while also maintaining a healthy river ecosystem. To view the report card and for more information please visit: www.riograndereportcard.org.