The Lost Roads of Westwater canyou

Trainor, Gregory
August 2010
High Country News;8/16/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 14, p8
The article provides an account of the author's involvement in the reclamation efforts in Colorado River, Westwater Canyon, in eastern Utah. The author asserts that the Colorado River is an incised cleft cutting through the Entrada and Windgate sandstones and is a favorite place for rafting, hiking, and camping. He mentions the Friends of Westwater group whose mission is to look for the packed red earth that has been disturbed in the early 1990s because of gold mining. He says that the Colorado River reclamation projects takes its inspiration from the initiative of Skip Edwards on tackling the placer mining in gold miners in Grand County, Utah.


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