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A study released last week by the Bureau of Reclamation confirms what everyone already knows: We are sucking more water out of the Colorado River Basin than nature is putting in. Like draining a savings account, water users in the seven basin states...
GreenspaceThese parks are in jeopardy,” said Ron Tipton, NPCA senior vice president. “We are concerned about the condition of park resources, but we also believe there are solutions to all these challenges. We believe there is hope and opportunity....
Postcards from FloridaIt's not really a Florida thing, but it's still cool. And coo, of course, is good in the summer time. With the temperatures warming up, online travel site www.Cheapflights.com has released its list of Top 10 Whitewater Rafting Destinations. While the...
ARMENIA, GEORGIA AND TURKEY A historical perspective Step back in time during Sima Tours' "Pilgrimage to Historical Armenia." Religious enthusiasts, architectural aficionados and history buffs should be satisfied by this odyssey of Christian...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Grand Canyon is about to take a bath, and National Park Service officials who oversee the natural wonder are worried. Federal flood control managers, led by Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, this week plan to unleash millions of cubic feet of water...
Special to The TimesFighting a fierce north wind and cresting waves, a dozen Cucapa Indian fishermen were in trouble before they were halfway home, their small boats and balky outboard motors overmatched by the roiling estuary of the Colorado River Delta. "Malo viento,"...
Tags: Conservation, Death, U.S. Congress, Treaties, Politics
Exploring Utah's Lake Powell several weeks ago, I expected to find a wide, placid reservoir. Instead, a friend and I whipped along in a brisk current flowing between 20-foot-high sand banks. Suddenly, the channel narrowed and the smooth water erupted into...
Special to The TimesOn a late spring day, with streambeds roaring and the sun breaking through the thin mountain air, Stewart Udall has just crossed a calf-deep creek, rushing with late-season snowmelt from the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern...
Tags: Death, U.S. Congress, Family, Utah, U.S. Supreme Court
Times Staff WriterFrom Glen Canyon Bridge on U.S. Highway 89, you can see both sides of an argument. To the north is placid Lake Powell, a big, blue tropical cocktail in the arid no man's land of southeastern Utah. It's Exhibit A in the case for letting 42-year-old Glen...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDavid Brower, an oracle for wilderness and the most indomitable environmental warrior of 20th century America, has died. He was 88. Brower, who died of bladder cancer Sunday at his home in Berkeley, was a combative, prickly, inspirational and visionary...
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