colorado river

Pete McBride

Fewer than three dozen people have ever hiked the entire 800-mile length of the Grand Canyon. Two journalists on assignment for National Geographic completed the journey last month and have now been nominated as the magazine’s 2017 Adventurers of the Year . Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

USBR

An experimental release of water begins today at Glen Canyon Dam. The artificial flood will rebuild sandbars and improve wildlife habitat on the Colorado River.

AIRPANO.COM

A university research group says the next president will have to act fast to help the Colorado River continue serving millions of city-dwellers, farmers, Indian tribes and recreational users in the U.S. Southwest.

US Bureau of Reclamation

The federal Bureau of Reclamation in early November will again increase flows of Colorado River water through the Grand Canyon.

NASA

Economists have criticized a proposal to pipe Colorado River water one hundred and forty miles from Lake Powell to southern Utah. They say the preliminary financial plan has fatal flaws.

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