Practical solutions will help to protect the San Pedro

San Pedro River
Mamta Popat / Arizona Daily Star 2019

In a Jan. 11 editorial in the Arizona Daily Star, Tom Borer, chair of the Cochise County Board of Supervisors, and Edward T. Gilligan, Cochise County administrator, aim to “set the record straight regarding Cochise County and its partners’ efforts in conserving water and protecting the San Pedro River.” The editorial is in response to Robin Silver’s Dec. 21, 2019, opinion piece “With the San Pedro in the balance, local leaders defer.”

Read the full editorial here: https://tucson.com/opinion/local/local-opinion-practical-solutions-will-help-to-protect-the-san/article_e4b8747a-7927-5026-882b-d9ad981c94b7.html

Purpose

The purpose of the Cochise Conservation and Recharge Network (CCRN) is to implement a regional network of water-management projects that meet the long-term needs of the Sierra Vista Subwatershed.

Vision

The vision of the CCRN is a flowing San Pedro River, the conservation of water resources, and a vibrant local economy.

Member Organizations

The CCRN was formed in 2015, and includes Cochise County, the City of Sierra Vista, The Nature Conservancy, Hereford Natural Resources Conservation District, and the City of Bisbee.