Nuestro Rio: Latino Campaign to Save Colorado River Opens New Front

By Matthew Rodriguez, Fox News Latino
Jan 17, 2012

While the network, which formed last year, originally focused its efforts in Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico, it is expanding to Arizona and California, as well. "They are likely to have the same level of activity moving forward this year,"� said Andres Ramirez, Nevada state director of Nuestro Rio and president of a Las Vegas-based consulting company.

Ramirez said quarterly town hall forums are planned across the five states, beginning in February and March, to raise awareness in the Latino community about issues related to the Colorado River. About 28 million people live in the Lower Basin of the Colorado River, most of them Latino, according to the group. | More…