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Cattle behind a fence in a dry environment containing few plants and a lot of exposed soil.
December 31, 2006

Curious cattle on the Colorado Plateau

Cattle and grazing management are important to consider when thinking about ecosystem function in water-limited ecosystems. Management style can either promote or hinder productivity. Strategic distribution of water drinkers on the rangeland is a method that ranchers and land managers use to move cattle and reduce the threat of overgrazing. These cattle are keeping watch

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Humpback Chub specimen in tank
December 20, 2005

Humpback Chub specimen in tank

A lab photo of Humpback Chub specimen in tank

View of Colorado River confluence with the Little Colorado River
February 2, 2004

View of Colorado River confluence with the Little Colorado River

View of Colorado River confluence with the Little Colorado River taken from the rim of Marble Canyon

Downstream view of Colorado River at LCR confluence
May 8, 2002

Downstream view of Colorado River at LCR confluence

Downstream view of Colorado River at its confluence with the Little Colorado River

Four-wheel drive enthusiasts during Jeep Safari in Moab Utah
March 31, 2002

Four-wheel drive enthusiasts during Jeep Safari in Moab Utah

Four-wheel drive enthusiasts during Jeep Safari in Moab Utah. 

Climate change combined with overlapping high-intensity land uses are likely to create conditions detrimental to the recreation economy, wildlife habitat, water availability and other resources in hyper-arid landscapes, or drylands, in the future, according to a paper published in Ecosphere.

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Fish seining efforts on the Colorado River
May 24, 2001

Fish seining efforts on the Colorado River

Fish seining efforts on the Colorado River

Hoop fishing net deployed on the Little Colorado River
January 1, 0000

Hoop fishing net deployed on the Little Colorado River

Hoop fishing net deployed on the Little Colorado River just downstream of a travetine fall

A cloudy day in January over Humphreys Peak in northern Arizona
March 8, 2018

January 2018 SBSC Update

January 2018 SBSC Update

Looking down on Lees Ferry on the Colorado River.
April 25, 2018

February 2018 SBSC Update

February 2018 SBSC Update

Looking down on the Colorado River Delta, Mexico—October 13, 2015
April 25, 2018

March 2018 SBSC Update

March 2018 SBSC Update

A young desert tortoise.
June 23, 2019

April-May SBSC 2018 Update

April-May SBSC 2018 Update