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Glen Canyon Institute

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

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Press Release

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

Katie Lee, Folk Singer Who Fought to Protect a Canyon, Dies at 98

Thanks to the New York Times for this eloquent obituary of Katie Lee. Read More »

Escalade ‘Monster’ Killed

The work we are all doing does make a difference! Read More »

Utah group seeks audit of Lake Powell Pipeline project, water data after finding ‘discrepancies’

We applaud our colleagues at Utah Rivers Council for their diligence. "Utah Rivers Council calls on State Auditor John Dougall to investigate possibility that project proponents are misleading state lawmakers with faulty water-use numbers." Read More »