Colorado River Delta:
Experts List for the Media
Director, Colorado River Project Director, Environmental Defense Fund
As a Colorado River policy expert with decades of experience, Jennifer Pitt leads EDF’s policy work throughout the Basin, in all seven U.S. and two Mexico states. Pitt helped orchestrate Minute 319 – the binational water agreement between the U.S. and Mexico. She can speak to the agreement-making process and provide a Basin-wide perspective on delta restoration.
Media contact: Chandler Clay, email@example.com, (202) 572-3312
Director, Colorado River Program, The Nature Conservancy
As the Colorado River Program Director, Hawes acts as a policy and legal expert developing basin-wide strategies to improve the health of the river Basin. Taylor oversees The Nature Conservancy’s work on the Colorado River in all seven Basin states and Mexico. Taylor can speak to the Colorado River as a whole and what restoring the delta means for the whole river system and how it benefits nature and people.
Media contact: Tracey Stone, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, Environmental Flows Program, The Nature Conservancy
Eloise Kendy is a member of the bi-national science team that designed the Delta Pulse Flow and monitoring program. She can talk about how they determined the timing, duration, peak flow rate and how fast the flow rises and falls in order to improve river health, revive wildlife habitat and help native trees flourish…and how more than 50 scientists are measuring the hydrologic and ecological responses.
Media Contact: Tracey Stone, email@example.com
Director, Water and Wetlands Program, Pronatura Noroeste
Hinojosa is an expert on the ecology of the Colorado River Delta. Based in Mexico, Hinojosa works with on-the-ground teams to implement conservation and monitoring of habitat restoration. He provides a unique scientific and Mexican perspective on delta restoration.
Media contact: Griffin Schein, firstname.lastname@example.org
Francisco Zamora Arroyo
Director, Colorado River Delta Legacy Program, Sonoran Institute
Dr. Zamora has more than fourteen years of experience working in the Colorado River delta as a researcher and project manager. He spends a good portion of his time in the field working on integrated community stewardship, applied science, and local values in an alliance to reform water policy, conserve and restore priority areas, and build knowledge and capacity for collaboration between water managers and local leaders.
Media contact: Ian Wilson, IWilson@sonoraninstitute.org