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Glen Canyon Institute

Dedicated to the restoration of Glen Canyon and a free flowing Colorado River.

Press Release

Politics, Policy and A Most Excellent Boating Adventure

From August 17-22nd the Glen Canyon Institute sponsored an historic trip down the Colorado River through Cataract Canyon.

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Major Initiative

GCI urges BOR to Fill Mead First

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

Mega-Water Utilities Join to Fund Colorado River Conservation Projects

Denver Water will join with Central Arizona Project, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Southern Nevada Water Authority and Reclamation to put forward some $11 million to fund new Colorado River water conservation projects. Read More »

Lake Mead’s dropping level sobering

When some time has passed since your last visit to a location you once frequented, even relatively minor changes can be quite noticeable. Perhaps a tree has been removed or a building recently painted. But when changes are significant, however, they can be more than noticeable, much more. Read More »

Colorado River flows about average for 2014 water year

Near-average inflow to Lake Powell the past 12 months helped maintain storage at a similar level to last year in the key Colorado River reservoir. According to the Bureau of Reclamation. Read More »