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As a developer seeks an easement in the Kaibab National Forest, the character of surrounding towns and parks could drastically change.
Glen Canyon Dam, climate change and invasive plant species are threatening the Colorado River.
Years of drought, upstream diversions and impoundments, and an overly optimistic forecast of Colorado River flows, have sapped the river once literally called Grand.
A warming climate has been linked to human activity around the world, and has affected the Colorado River System as well. The impacts are substantial, from reduced water flows, threats to indigenous species and the influx of new invasive species along the river system.