Grand Canyon

National Park Service

The Navajo Nation Council has soundly rejected a proposal for a massive development at the east end of the Grand Canyon.

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The leaders of Arizona’s northwestern-most county are asking Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to reconsider the current ban on uranium-mining near the Grand Canyon.

Grand Canyon Trust

A committee of the Navajo Nation Council has given a thumbs-down to legislation to authorize the massive proposed Grand Canyon Escalade Project.


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In this edition of River Radio, host Sam Carter talks with Casey Simpson about his recent 20-day boating trip down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon during late December and early January, including what is involved in a winter river trip, and how these trips differ from warm water boating.

Bureau of Reclamation / Creative Commons

In November water managers for the Colorado River opened the floodgates of Glen Canyon Dam and released a huge flood down the Grand Canyon. In this edition of River Radio, host Sam Carter talks with Katrina Grantz from the Bureau of Reclamation's Upper Colorado Region about this “High Flow Experiment,” a managed flood intended to move sediment down the canyon in an attempt to improve the health of the river corridor.

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