colorado river

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The federal government plans to release an above-average amount of water from a major reservoir in the Southwestern U.S. this year, but it's less than many hoped.

National Park Service via AP

A woman and her stepgrandson were swept down a remote creek in Grand Canyon National Park, but the family is holding out hope that the 62-year-old wife of a popular outdoor footwear company founder has the skills to keep them both alive until they're found, a family member said.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided today not to list two Colorado River Basin minnows under the Endangered Species Act. Arizona Public Radio’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


Salt River Project

The Navajo Generating Station near Page is slated to close in 2019. That raises questions about what might happen to the water the plant currently draws from the Colorado River. Arizona Public Radio’s Melissa Sevigny reports. 


Earth Notes: Endangered Razorback Suckers

Mar 15, 2017
Travis Francis

With humped back and small eyes, the razorback sucker is an odd-looking fish. Native to the Colorado River basin but now endangered, it’s been found recently in an unexpected place, the large artificial reservoir of Lake Powell.  

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