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Grand Canyon seeks ways to manage bison herds

Felicia Fonseca, The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 5:21pm

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The herds of bison roaming the northern reaches of the Grand Canyon are causing headaches for park staff as the animals graze in pristine meadows, trample vegetation, damage cliff dwellings and pollute water sources.

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Google cameras raft the Grand Canyon

Felicia Fonseca, The Associated Press
Mar 13 2014 - 8:57pm

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Google has taken its all-seeing eyes on a trip that few experience: the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.The search giant partnered with the advocacy group American Rivers to showcase views of nearly 300 miles of whitewater rapids, towering red canyon walls, and rich geologic history.

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USU geologist in middle of debate over age of Grand Canyon

Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post
Jan 26 2014 - 5:53pm

When we last checked in on the Old Canyon vs. Young Canyon debate, in late 2012, the Old Canyoneers had just put forth a new paper in the journal Science declaring the Grand Canyon to be roughly 70 million years old, having been excised by rivers other than the one that's currently at the bottom, the Colorado.

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Vehicle access to North Rim of Grand Canyon closed

The Associated Press
Dec 6 2013 - 3:35pm

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. -- The seasonal closure of vehicle access to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has begun.Grand Canyon National Park officials say the projected reopening date for State Route 67 and all North Rim services is May 15.

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Officials plan another Grand Canyon flood

FILE - The high-flow release of water into the Colorado River from bypass tubes at Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Ariz., Monday Nov. 19, 2012 begins as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar opens the valves. Federal water managers started a 5-day high-flow experimental release to help restore the Grand Canyon's ecosystem. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic,Rob Schumacher)

The Associated Press
Nov 5 2013 - 4:20pm

PAGE, Ariz. -- A five-day flood of water from Glen Canyon Dam that's meant to build up beaches and sandbars along the Colorado River starts Monday.

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Grand Canyon seeks ways to manage bison herds

Felicia Fonseca, The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 5:21pm

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The herds of bison roaming the northern reaches of the Grand Canyon are causing headaches for park staff as the animals graze in pristine meadows, trample vegetation, damage cliff dwellings and pollute water sources.

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GALLERY: Google treks the Grand Canyon

In this Monday Oct. 22, 2012, photo, Google product manager Ryan Falor walks with the Trekker during a demonstration for the media along the Bright Angel Trail at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The search engine giant is using the nearly 40-pound, backpack-sized camera unit to showcase the Grand Canyon’s most popular hiking trails on the South Rim and other off-road sites. It’s about 4 feet in height when set on the ground, and when worn, the camera system extends 2 feet above the operator’s shoulders. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press
Oct 24 2012 - 11:38am

Google maps out the Grand Canyon and it's trails.

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