Take a few minutes to read a recent article by renowned author and activist Rebecca Solnit published in California Sunday Magazine
On November 1st, 2017, Glen Canyon Institute and the river community lost a friend, muse, and river-running icon, the legendary Katie Lee. Katie passed away in her sleep just a few weeks after celebrating her 98th birthday at her home in Jerome, Arizona.
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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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
March 16, 2018
"Historically, droughts aren’t unusual in this part of the US, but climate change is set to make them worse as less rains fall. Reservoirs will be dry, the agriculture sector will be forced to cut back on water usage, and individuals will be required to adopt conservation measures which can range from getting rid of lush green lawns to shorter showers." Read More »
March 12, 2018
"Everyone wants a Drought Contingency Plan. The issue is getting there." Read More »
March 09, 2018
This article is a nice summary of where we are at and what the future potentially looks like for water storage and the river. Read More »