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Fri November 1, 2013

The Colorado River on Friday's Access Utah

Today on Access Utah, Jack Schmidt, professor in Utah State University’s Department of Watershed Sciences and head of the U.S. Geological Survey's Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center, has long studied the Colorado River. He's among the team of scientists that designed a series of controlled releases of water from Glen Canyon Dam, starting in 1996, in an effort to restore habitats altered by the use of dams. 

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Today on this one hour Access Utah special report produced by Sheri Quinn and Elaine Taylor, Schmidt will discuss his research and conservation efforts on the river and talk about the tough decisions U.S. citizen’s face in determining how to manage the Colorado.

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