Reclamation to Host Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Working Group Meeting

Media Contact: Chris Watt, 385-241-4124, cwatt@usbr.gov
Lee Traynham, 801-524-3752, ltraynham@usbr.gov

For Release: August 16, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Bureau of Reclamation will host the summer meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) Federal Advisory Committee on Aug. 21 and 22 in Flagstaff, Arizona. The AMWG brings together diverse interests and research focused on Glen Canyon Dam operations and management actions to make recommendations on how to protect downstream resources while ensuring certainty and predictability for water and power users in the Colorado River Basin.

These meetings are open to the public.

What: AMWG Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

When: Aug. 21, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (MST) Aug. 22, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (MST)

Where: Little America Hotel, 2515 East Butler Avenue, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Discussion topics at this meeting include updates on current basin hydrology and projected reservoir operations; non-native fish issues; tribal and cultural resources; science results from the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center; fiscal year 2020 budget and work plans; and other resources and administrative issues. AMWG members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior and include representatives from federal agencies, Native American tribes, Colorado River Basin states, environmental groups, recreation interests, and contractors for federal hydropower.

Visit the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program Adaptive Management Work Group website for more information, including webinar access, at https://www.usbr.gov/uc/progact/amp/amwg.html.

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Relevant Link:

Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program AMWG Website