Latino group expands efforts to preserve Colorado River

By Tovin Lapan, Las Vegas Sun
Feb. 2, 2012

“It’s not just a river; it’s our river. It has a historical and cultural importance to many groups of people,” said Andres Ramirez, Nevada director for Nuestro Rio (Our River), a group that started in 2011 in Nevada, Colorado and New Mexico and is currently increasing its efforts in Arizona and California. “The Colorado River is the lifeline of the Southwest, and not only does the river need to be preserved for generations to come, but also the cultural heritage of the river basin.”� | More…