Low aerial view of Selden Point Bar, one of the restoration sites on the Rio Grande floodplain in New Mexico.
Partners gathered to celebrate the release of water to the new restoration site, including (3rd to 5th from the left) Beth Bardwell, Director of Freshwater Conservation at Audubon New Mexico; Gary Esslinger, Manager of the Elephant Butte Irrigation District; and Edward Drusina, Commissioner of the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission. Also present were Congressional staff from the offices of Congressmen Steve Pearce and Martin Heinrich and Senator Tom Udall. Photo by Ken Stinnett.