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Lessons From The Grand Canyon: Dams Destabilize River Food Webs
2013-08-20 10:22:02

Managing fish in human-altered rivers is a challenge because their food webs are sensitive to environmental disturbance.

2013-03-05 15:10:27

As the Colorado River winds through the Colorado Plateau's soft sedimentary strata, it picks up a tremendous amount of sediment.

2011-06-28 11:00:00

PAGE, Ariz., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer visitors to Lake Powell will experience water levels last seen ten years ago, according to a new report by the Bureau of Reclamation. The report predicts water levels to be 3,665 feet above sea level by mid-August, a level not seen since 2001.

2011-01-26 15:18:00

PAGE, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerns about the difficulty of operating and navigating a houseboat are two of the main reasons why travelers put their dreams of a houseboating vacation on hold, according to a recent focus group of potential houseboaters by Brand Outlook.

2009-04-22 09:35:00

PAGE, Ariz., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than one million miles of geological wonder unfolding behind them, National Park Foundation representatives today joined volunteers from ARAMARK to participate in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area's first planting of the First Bloom program with more than thirty students from Page Middle School. "Now in its second year, the First Bloom program is an opportunity to provide all children with a meaningful outdoor experience," said Vin Cipolla,...

2008-06-17 09:00:32

PAGE, Ariz., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas, an ARAMARK-managed property, today announced that Castle Rock Cut ("Cut"), a well-known 12-mile shortcut on Lake Powell, has opened for the first time in more than five years.

2008-06-14 12:00:12

Lake Powell's elevation reached 3,620 feet Wednesday and is expected to continue rising. At this elevation, boat passage on the Castle Rock Cut has been deemed safe. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area announced the official opening to boat travel Friday.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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