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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

Plans for Utah Pipeline to Tap Colorado River Hit a Snag

“There aren’t any benefits to the project,” said Zachary Frankel, executive director of Utah Rivers Council. “There are a long list of negatives.” Read More »

Grand Canyon is a national treasure, not a place for uranium mining

"Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it." Keep the Grand Canyon grand! Read More »

Tribune Editorial: Bureaucratic kinks may block the Lake Powell Pipeline. Good.

The fight over the Powell Pipeline is not over and we are doing everything in our power to shelve it once and for all. Read More »