Writers on the Range: Let Lake Powell go and restore Glen Canyon

The Glen Canyon Dam on the Utah/Arizona border on Aug. 21, 2020.

The Glen Canyon Dam on the Utah/Arizona Boarder on August 21, 2020. Sam Gross, the Saint george Spectrum & Daily News

Some environmental groups and water honchos have sponsored a “Rewilding of Glen Canyon” contest, with the winner getting $4,000 “and counting.” The contest’s goal is to reconnect the Colorado River above and below a dismantled dam, to restore the beauty of a glorious place now submerged by Lake Powell — just 26% full.

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