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Meet the Photographer Who Hiked the Entire Colorado River

PetaPixel

Date: 12/15/2017 12:25:00 PM

Photographer Pete McBride has traveled around the world with his camera for over 20 years, but one of his most incredible achievements has been hiking the entire Colorado River, including through the Grand Canyon. Here’s a great 10-minute profile of

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Is there a right to life for the Colorado River?

Denver Post

Date: 12/15/2017 11:26:00 AM

The Colorado River flows through southeastern Utah. When environmental activists filed a lawsuit asking a federal court in Denver to declare that the Colorado River has a legal right to exist, the media took notice of a case that was seemingly doomed to go

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Marnell Gaming employees hold river cleanup

Mohave Daily News

Date: 12/14/2017 9:44:00 PM

BULLHEAD CITY — Marnell Gaming is making good on its pledge to help clean up the Colorado River. More than 30 of the gaming company’s team members recently participated in a volunteer cleanup of the river and certain surrounding areas

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Colorado River delta fish risk extinction through interbreeding due to lack of freshwater

UCLA Newsroom

Date: 12/14/2017 2:12:00 PM

The Colorado River no longer flows all the way to the Sea of Cortez in Mexico; what remains is salty tidewater. At the start of the 20th century, the Colorado River flowed free from the Rocky Mountains to northern Mexico, where it supported a unique delta

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Drought Plan For Colorado River States Not Yet Ready

Nevada Public Radio

Date: 12/14/2017 12:19:00 PM

The people who guide how much water from the Colorado River each state gets typically make a big announcement at their annual meeting in Las Vegas, which is being held this week. But it doesn’t appear to be going that way this year. Luke Runyon, who

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• River: Colorado River
• Length: 40 Miles
• Surface Area: 7,260 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 221 feet
Lake Granby is the third largest body of water in Colorado.

It was created by the erection of Granby Dam, completed in 1950, as part of the Bureau of Reclamation's Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Water from Lake Granby is pumped via the Farr Pump plant though a pipeline that empties into a canal connected to Shadow Mountain Reservoir. The Bureau of Reclamation owns Farr Pump plant while Northern Water operates it. On its own, Lake Granby contains approximately 40 miles of shoreline. The lake is popular with anglers and is continually stocked with Trout and Kokanee Salmon.

The Lake is also home to the Lake Granby Yacht Club. At 8280 feet, LGYC is one of the highest-elevation yacht clubs in the world.
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