Fill Mead First is a common sense solution that would save water and help restore the Colorado River. Click here for more info.
There are a few spots left on this special river trip to benefit Glen Canyon Institute. Teaming up with Holiday River Expeditions, former Comissioner of Reclamation Dan Beard, and GCI board member Dave Wegner, this trip above the Glen will be a remarkable chance to learn about and explore the Glen Canyon region.
Drought in the Colorado River reveals unseen Marvels
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Glen Canyon Institute (GCI) has called on the Bureau or Reclamation (BOR) to implement the Fill Mead First plan, which could save massive amounts of water.
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In The News
July 23, 2014
With Lake Mead at a new record low, officials are under increasing pressure to keep it from dropping enough to eventually force slashes in power production and Southwest water deliveries. Read More »
July 21, 2014
I grew up with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the architect of the Colorado River’s network of dams and reservoirs that now plumbs societies of 35 million people across the Southwest. My birthplace was the town that built Hoover Dam, Reclamation’s icon and longtime model for water engineers worldwide. Lake Mead, the nation’s largest reservoir, was my backyard, water skiing a cherished pastime. Reclamation’s handiwork was something to behold, but when I visit there now, I’m not so sure. Read More »
July 18, 2014
A sign at a Glen Canyon Dam overlook says, “Defacing natural features destroys our heritage. Graffiti is unsightly and illegal.” This observation crystallizes the essence of the film “DamNation.” Unintentionally, it is a clouded crystal. Read More »