Gila River Senators Seek To Designate Gila River As 'Wild And Scenic' By Associated Press • May 12, 2020 American Rivers Portions of the Gila River would be designated as “wild and scenic” under legislation proposed by New Mexico's two U.S. senators. Senators Introduce Bill To Protect Gila River By Associated Press • Feb 13, 2020 britannica.com Portions of the Gila River would be protected as wild and scenic under legislation proposed by New Mexico’s U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich. Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration To Protect Southwest Waterways From Cattle Damage By KNAU Staff • Jan 14, 2020 Center for Biological Diversity The Center for Biological Diversity has filed another lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s Administration. This one says the administration has failed to prevent livestock from damaging southwestern rivers and streams.