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  • Lessons from the flooded Front Range

    Lessons from the flooded Front Range

    The September floods give us a chance to learn how to better cope with inevitable natural disasters.

  • Anatomy of a disaster

    Anatomy of a disaster

    The floods plaguing the U.S. today are largely the result of the dam-building flurry that began about 60 years ago under the Pick-Sloan Plan.

  • Living on Glacial Time

    Living on Glacial Time

    Climate change is altering the lands we call home in ways we'd never imagined.

  • On the Colorado, a grand experiment meets Mother Nature

    A recent experimental flood from Glen Canyon Dam may have killed endangered native humpback chub in the Colorado River through Grand Canyon

  • The Healing River

    A writer considers what he’s learned from living on a rugged Western river in the New Mexico mountains

  • The wild, wild weather

    Whatever the cause, the weather in the West this last year has been wild and wacky

  • Getting out of the office, and into hot water

    California geology professor Jeff Mount uses river trips as an educational tool

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