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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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Ron Sundberg’s 2009 Visit to the Shaman’s Panel (GCNP)

These photos are published with permission form the late Ron Sundberg. They are of a infrequently visited Grand Canyon anthropological site – remember, if you visit this site or any site, don’t touch any of the delicate artwork or fragile … Continue reading

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Pioneer Private River Runner Fred Eiseman Passes

This story appears in the Grand Canyon River Guides (www.gcrg.org) Summer 2013 Boatman’s Quarterly Review, Volume 26 #2 If you would like to read more about Fred’s river running experiences, go to: http://www.gcrg.org/bqr/pdf/24-2.pdf

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GCPBA RiverNews 04.22.13 – Wildlife Census Project in Grand Canyon

April 2013 Three wildlife census research projects are underway along the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon.  Data is being gathered regarding the numbers and locations of certain mammals, birds, and snakes.  River runners are asked to help by collecting … Continue reading

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Feature Story – August Cliff Slide Rearranges Yampa’s Warm Spring Rapid

The Yampa River’s famous Warm Springs Rapid was rearranged by a landslide from the cliff face on river left in August of 2012. Dinosaur National Monument has prepared a summary of the changes at the rapid. The document contains brief … Continue reading

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Upcoming NPS administrative river trips for July 2012

1. July 4 – 14: We will be conducting the third of three trips surveying for Southwest Willow Flycatchers and for Tamarisk Beetles.  This is a single-boat motorized trip launching July 4 at Lees Ferry and taking out at Pearce Ferry … Continue reading

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Last Minute Maneuver Scuttles Canyon Quiet Fact Sheet

Overflights Fact Sheet 07 03 2012 – final-1

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