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Time for a Friday ‪#‎RiverCurrentsBlog‬: Hope in the Dark and Hope Behind the Dam: How a water crisis could re-wild a river.

"Suddenly the idea of opening the dam gates has gone mainstream. The worsening water crisis in the West means very hard-nosed and unromantic economists and hydrologists are beginning to agree with the wild-eyed white-water elders who ran the Colorado before 1963: the dam has gotta go."
In 1963 the gates of Glen Canyon Dam shut, and the waters rose. Over the following 19 years, 186 miles of canyons sank under the water and mud, and with them sank over 4,000 ancient ruins and petroglyphs, and habitat for 79 plant species, 189 bird species, 34 kinds of mammals. But what do the Read More
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Alright folks it's ‪#‎GuessWhereWednesday‬?! You know what to do!
Which river are these guests on and can you name the hot spring?
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Friday has arrived and you know what that means!

This week's ‪#‎RiverCurrentsBlog‬ examines the impact of dams on riparian ecology as well as the groups involved in data collection and restorative efforts!
By: Kate Savage No matter how magnificent they are, the rivers of the West are more or less made out of mud. Those Grand Canyon walls? Petrified mud. And the grounding base of life in this place is made up of wriggling mud-bugs. By ‘mud-bugs’ I mean the larval form of aquatic insects: mayflies, caddisflies, Read More
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Kicking off #MyHoliday50th  with a new raft in honor of our founder Dee Holladay. With us in heart, in spirit and now on the water too. We miss you Dee.
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From White Rim Guest Jonathon Dowell:
Three days on the White Rim, cycling 72.1 miles and climbing 8516 ft! Catered by Holiday River Expeditions. #MyHoliday50th  
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"Rivers flow not past, but through us; tingling, vibrating, exciting every cell and fiber in our bodies, making them sing and glide."

– John Muir
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This hike features distinct pieces of petrified wood. Can anyone make the distinction as to which river trip you might find these on?
‪#‎GuessWhereWednesday‬?
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This week's Friday ‪#‎RiverCurrentsBlog‬ is in honor of World Migratory Bird Day (Saturday, May 14th)! Enjoy!
Bird Day is Saturday, May 14th, and there’s bound to be a fun-and-feather-filled celebration near you! Here are some reasons to give a day to the fierce little dinosaurs who live on the river. We put cute birdies on bland Hallmark cards and ladies hats and Portland’s pillows, but here’s the scientific truth: Birds are Read More
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Happy Friday!
This week's ‪#‎RiverCurrentsBlog‬ is set back off the main tributary and on top of White Mesa, home of the America's last uranium mill.

As we get into the season of whitewater fun, it's valuable to reflect on all the incredible people who fight to keep our rivers clean and happy places to go boating!

"Sacrifice is tied, historically, to the word sacred...
It probably comes down to a very basic questions: in this place, will water be sacred or will it be a sacrifice?"
Some of us love the desert. Even the desert that gets called by an Atomic Energy Commission official a “damn good place to dump used razor blades.” Some of us love the people of the desert. Even the people who get called by the AEC a “low-use segment of the population.” Those are my people Read More
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-Terry Tempest Williams
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Since 1966, Holiday River Expeditions has provided trips to the West’s most spectacular places. We specialize in Colorado River Rafting trips, which encompass several different stretches of rivers throughout Colorado and the Rocky Mountain states. Our Colorado whitewater rafting trips run through the grand canyons of every major Colorado River tributary and offer spectacular scenery and landscapes unlike anything you’ll find anywhere else in the world. Our most popular Colorado River plateau river trips like Westwater CanyonLodore Canyon and Cataract Canyon provide exciting rapids and pristine wilderness in two, four and six day adventures.