August 2004. Author Tom Martin will update Sandy and Salt Lake City boaters, hikers and wilderness lovers on the controversial Colorado River Management Plan now in progress for Grand Canyon National Park. Learn how this plan will affect America's last greatest Wilderness and the boating public who raft the Colorado River in the park. Tom will illustrate his talk with a slide show on the Grand Canyon based on his books, Day Hikes From The River, and the new Guide To The Colorado River In The Grand Canyon.
Slide Show schedule:
Salt Lake City, Wednesday August 11, 7:00 pm REI
3285 E 3300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Sandy Utah, Thursday August 12, 7:00 pm
230 W 10600 S Ste 1700 South Towne Center Sandy, UT 84070
Contact for both shows: Eric Spreng (801) 486-2100
The free slide shows will be open to the public and feature beautiful vistas illustrating Grand Canyon hikes you can do from the river and exciting river running shots. The presentation will also cover the highly controversial Colorado River Management Plan. Grand Canyon planners have gathered over 50,000 comments for the CRMP. What's in the balance is the future of the last greatest American wilderness. This slideshow is of vital importance to any canyon lover hoping to visit the Colorado River in Grand Canyon.
Donations will benefit the not-for-profit River Runners for Wilderness.