Category Archives: GCPBA News

GCPBA President’s Report – October, 2014

PRESIDENT’S REPORT by Wally Rist, GCPBA President October 30, 2014 I like to try to keep things short, but this report is going to be longer than usual. That’s because a lot has taken place in the last month. In … Continue reading

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GCPBA Adaptive Management Considerations Meeting Follow Up

GCPBA Adaptive Management Considerations Meeting Follow Up October 24, 2014 Permits Manager, Steve Sullivan River District Ranger, Brian Bloom Wilderness Planner, Linda Jalbert CC: Superintendent, Dave Uberuaga Grand Canyon National Park P.O. Box 129 Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 Re: GCPBA … Continue reading

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GCPBA sends Colorado River Management Plan Adaptive Management Considerations to the Park

GCPBA sends Colorado River Management Plan Adaptive Management Considerations to the Park CRMP Recommendations and Discussion Topics Grand Canyon Private Boaters Association August 6, 2014 **** Grand Canyon Private Boaters Association (GCPBA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advocacy on … Continue reading

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GCPBA and American Canyoneers Submit Joint “River Assisted Backcountry Travel” Recommendation to the Park

GCPBA and American Canyoneers Submit Joint “River Assisted Backcountry Travel” Recommendation to the Park Among many things GCPBA does regularly as the voice of private boaters in the Grand Canyon, we stay in communication with other organizations that have similar … Continue reading

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River Office Releases Eight Year Update of River Usage and Lottery Statistics

GCPBA News – 10-30-13 – Grand Canyon River Office Releases Eight Year Update of River Usage and Lottery Statistics Click here to open a pdf file of the eight year update:  River Stats 8 Year Update 10-30-13

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GCPBA Letter to GCNP Superintendent Uberuaga Opposing Up-run Proposal

GCPBA Letter to GCNP Superintendent Uberuaga Opposing Up-run Proposal February 7, 2014 Dear Superintendent Uberuaga, As a follow up to my earlier inquiry on this matter, I am writing as President of Grand Canyon Private Boater’s Association, to register our … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 11-13-13 – Humpback Chub Fish Recovery Chances in Grand Canyon to Increase

GCPBA RiverNews 11-13-13 – Humpback Chub Fish Recovery Chances in Grand Canyon to Increase By Terri Cook, Scientific American Against long odds, a milestone is reached in the efforts to improve the humpback chub’s chances of survival. Some 300 fish … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 08.28.13 – Old Guy To Retire From GCPBA Board

GCPBA’s Board announces with regrets and deep appreciation for his service, that Richard Martin – Ricardo to so many of us — is retiring from the Board at the end of his current term, in December 2013. Ricardo is one … Continue reading

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Photo Feature: Flashback To the Past – 1956 Going “Fisheye” In the Canyon and Spending A Day on the San Juan With Norm Nevills

Photos from Katie Lee’s 1955 and 1956 demonstrating the ‘fisheye” position on Norm Nevill’s Mexican Hat Expedition boats. Katie worked her her way on the trips as a musician. All photos used with permission,©Katie Lee, 2013 Getting All Wet With … Continue reading

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Rich Phillips Reviews The Emerald Mile

The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Though the Heart of the Grand Canyon Kevin Fedarko Published by: Scribner, a division of Simon and Schuster OK, three guys row a boat through the Grand Canyon … Continue reading

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