...to the Sea of Cortes: nature, water, culture, and livelihood in the Lower Colorado River basin and delta--an overview of issues, policies, and approaches to environmental restoration

Varady, R.G., K.B. Hankins, A. Kaus, E. Young, and R. Merideth. 2001. ...to the Sea of Cortes: nature, water, culture, and livelihood in the Lower Colorado River basin and delta--an overview of issues, policies, and approaches to environmental restoration, Journal of Arid Environments 49(9):195-209.(pdf)

Summarizes discussions and outcomes of a binational symposium and workshop on the Lower Colorado River Basin and Delta, an event that brought together key stakeholders representing relevant interests in the region with a focus on historical policy and legal matters; ecology of the river, delta, and ocean; allocation and valuation of water; community and cultural concerns; as well as water quality and wildlife conservation issues.