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Glen Canyon Institute (GCI) has called on the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to implement the Fill Mead First plan, which could save massive amounts of water.
From August 17-22nd the Glen Canyon Institute sponsored an historic trip down the Colorado River through Cataract Canyon.
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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
November 17, 2014
Having peaked on Thursday, high flows of the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park will taper back down to normal by Saturday, leaving behind replenished shores, improved fish habitat, and more space for campers. But the benefits will be lingering, according to the Glen Canyon Institute. Read More »
November 13, 2014
This is the third year the federal agency has done a high-flow experiment. For 96 hours the outlet will pour out 37,500 cubic feet per second of water. The main goal is to simulate yearly flash floods below the dam, giving the ecology a chance to thrive. Read More »
November 11, 2014
Federal officials opened the floodgates at Glen Canyon Dam on Monday, lowering Lake Powell and sending water rushing through the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The five-day flood is meant to mimic conditions of the river before the dam was built, because the dam now blocks a majority of the sediment from traveling downstream. Read More »