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Glen Canyon Institute

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

Our Mission

Glen Canyon Institute (GCI) is dedicated to the restoration of Glen Canyon and a free flowing Colorado River. GCI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on educating the public and decision makers, advocating science-based public policy, and organizing positive citizen action. GCI actively works towards the protection and full restoration of Glen Canyon and other Colorado River corridors and ecosystems, including Grand Canyon and the Colorado River Delta.

Visit the pages below to learn more about who we are, our history, and answers to important questions concerning Glen Canyon, Lake Powell reservoir, and water in the American Southwest.

Flaking of calcite deposits and bathtub ring, Photo by James Kay, 2003