Opening May 4th in Green River, Utah, this exhibit will feature historical photographs, journals, artifacts, gear, and other archival gems from Ken Sleight and other Glen Canyon river runners.
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
April 18, 2018
It's all connected. "This tiny little strip of dust has the potential to upend how we manage water in the West, Derry says. Eventually this snow will melt and empty into the Colorado River, via the Uncompahgre and the Gunnison. The watershed provides water for some 40 million people in the southwest." Read More »
April 16, 2018
Check out this great story about an ultra-athlete hiking the Hayduke Trail through the Glen Canyon region. She is doing it to promote awareness around GSENM and BENM. Great effort! Read More »
April 10, 2018
An interesting take on the water shortage that we are working to mitigate. This article does a great job of tying in local Native American groups and their hopes for the future of water in the West. Read More »