An initiative of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder

Photos: Agriculture in Dome Valley, Arizona

This page features photos of agriculture in the Dome Valley near Yuma, Arizona. Located in southwestern Arizona’s Yuma County, the Dome Valley is known for its winter lettuce and kale...

Photos: All-American Canal, February 2021

This page features aerial photos of the All-American Canal near Winterhaven, California. The All-American Canal begins at the Imperial Dam in southeastern California and flows west—nearly parallel to the California-Mexico...

Photos: Lyman Reservoir, Arizona, February 2021

This page features ground-based and aerial photos of Lyman Reservoir, located in Lyman Lake State Park near Springerville, Arizona. By damming the Little Colorado River—a tributary to the Colorado River...

Photos: Granite Reef Underground Storage Project, January 2019

This page features aerial photos of the Granite Reef Underground Storage Project (GRUSP), near Mesa, Arizona. Roughly four miles downstream from the Granite Reef Diversion Dam, the GRUSP is a...

Photos: Agriculture in Pinal County, Arizona

This page features photos of agriculture in Pinal County, Arizona. Located in the central part of southern Arizona, Pinal County is one of the most agriculturally productive counties in the...

Photos: Fraser River, Moffat Tunnel and Gross Reservoir

This page features photos of the Moffat Tunnel at the Winter Park Ski Resort, the Fraser River outside of Granby, Colorado, and Gross Reservoir in Boulder County. The Moffat Tunnel...

Photos: Bill Williams National Wildlife Refuge and Parker Strip

This page feature drone-captured imagery and ground-based photos of Bill Williams National Wildlife Refuge and Parker Strip, both located along the Colorado River and the Arizona-California border. The Bill Williams...

Photos: Morrow Point Dam, December 2020

This page features photos of Morrow Point Dam and the Gunnison River on Colorado's Western Slope. Constructed from 1963 to 1968, Morrow Point is 469 feet tall and was the...

Photos: Labyrinth and Desolation Canyons along Green River

This page features photos of the Green River in Labyrinth and Desolation canyons in eastern Utah. The Green River, the main tributary of the Colorado River, flows through some of...

Photos: Dillon Reservoir aerials, July 2021

This page features drone-captured imagery of Dillon Reservoir in Summit County, Colorado. Created by a 231-foot-tall earth-fill dam, Dillon Reservoir contains over 250,000 acre-feet of water when at full capacity....