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August 16, 2018

THE COLORADO

Start: August 16, 2018 7:00 PM
End: August 16, 2018 8:30 PM
Venue: Star Hall
Address:
159 E. Center St., Moab, UT, 84532
Cost: Free

Directed by Murat Eyuboglu
90 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

Post-film discussion organized by the Grand County Library with Roy Webb (river running archivist and historian), Sara Porterfield (Colorado River Basin historian), Peter Lefebvre (professional river guide), and Christa Sadler (Author of “The Colorado,” the film’s companion book).

 
For five million years the Colorado has carved some of the most majestic landscapes on the planet. It has also become the lifeline of a vast portion of North America, providing the water that sustains nearly forty million people, half a dozen major cities, and an immense agricultural empire. Because of these demands, the river is so overused and overpromised that it no longer flows to the sea or nourishes its delta. (more…)

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