Canyonlands National Park

December 31, 2012--Canyonlands National Park faces invasive species issue (Durango Herald)

Larry Aberback studied the banks of the Colorado River in quiet reflection and then posed a question many of the others on the commercially guided float trip had silently wondered. “What happened to all those dying bushes? Is it drought?” the elementary school teacher from New York City asked during a trip through Cataract Canyon in July, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.


April 27, 2011--Report: Colorado River Basin dams degrade national parks (Summit Citizens Voice)

A recent report finds that alterations to the natural state of rivers, such as the long-term presence of major dams and non-native species, and changes in water flow is altering the natural landscapes and cultural heritage found in national parks in the southwest.


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