years ago, a major public outcry succeeded in stopping the construction
of two major dams which would have inundated Grand Canyon National Park.
famed Colorado River and its unique desert ecosystem would be
so it was thought.
Unknown to many, a less noticeable, but nonetheless
lethal blow had already been delivered. The 1963 completion of
Glen Canyon Dam, upstream, and just
outside the Park, was beginning to unleash a current of devastation
which now, four decades and numerous violations of federal laws
later, has nearly
destroyed all the native habitat of Grand Canyon’s famed river corridor.
it’s not too late, to Save Grand Canyon again!