CHANGE THE COURSE INFOGRAPHIC
Our daily consumption of freshwater is depleting rivers and groundwater around the world, including the iconic Colorado River. You can help save the Colorado, and other freshwater ecosystems, by taking a pledge to conserve water. Pass along the message by sharing the infographic below—it's not too late to Change the Course!
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Help Save the Colorado River
You can help restore freshwater ecosystems by pledging to cut your water footprint. For every pledge, Change the Course will restore 1,000 gallons back to the Colorado River. Text "River" to 77177 or click here:
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