Travel Along the ‘Lifeline of the Southwest’ on the Lower Colorado River Tour
Join us Feb. 27-March 1 as we explore Hoover Dam, wildlife refuges, farming regions and the Salton Sea
Tickets are on sale for the Water Education Foundation’s Lower Colorado River Tour Feb. 27–March 1.
Don’t miss this opportunity to visit key sites along one of the nation’s most famous rivers, including a private tour of Hoover Dam, Central Arizona Project’s Mark Wilmer pumping plant and the Sonny Bono National Wildlife Refuge.
The tour also visits the beginning of the Colorado River Aqueduct, the Salton Sea, the All-American Canal and agricultural regions in the Imperial, Palo Verde and Coachella valleys.
Participants will learn about the important role that Colorado River water plays in the three Lower Basin states of Nevada, Arizona and California and how it helps to sustain their cities, farms and wildlife areas. Topics to be discussed include water allocations, the ongoing drought, reservoir storage levels, water conservation, urban water supply, endangered species and the latest on the drought contingency plan.
This three-day, two-night tour begins in Las Vegas on Feb. 27 and ends at California’s Ontario International Airport on March 1. You also have the option of starting the tour Feb. 26 in Ontario, where you can catch a ride on the tour bus to Las Vegas.
Take advantage of our “early bird” discount and register by Jan. 28. Early bird pricing is available for all 2019 tours up to one month before the tour start date. Click here to register for the Lower Colorado River Tour, which is sponsored by the Bureau of Reclamation – Lower Colorado Region.
Contact Programs Manager Nick Gray via email or at 916-444-6240 with any questions.