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

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ProPublica - Drought be Dammed

The water crisis in the West has renewed debate about the effectiveness of major dams, with some pushing for the enormous Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River to be decommissioned.


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Major Initiative

Glen Canyon Living Atlas Project

Experience a virtual tour of the restoration occurring in Glen Canyon - Produced by Glen Canyon Institute; in collaboration with National Geographic Maps as well as numerous and Glen Canyon Explorers.


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In The News

Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellowcake

This why we are fighting for Bears Ears National Monument. "In the end, it appears that Trump, his administrators and Utah’s state officials all share the notion that the best use of Indigenous nations’ homelands is as “national sacrifice zones” for energy. Trump’s “energy dominance” doctrine, therefore, will be a toxic legacy passed on to American and Native American grandchildren." Read More »

A county in Utah wants to suck 77 million gallons a day out of Lake Powell, threatening the Colorado River

We stand with our friends at the Utah Rivers Council against this terrible project. Read More »

Trump Slashes Size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Monuments

We will work with our fellow advocacy groups to fight this abomination. Read More »