Highway 89 closed 25 miles south of Page
A road collapse south of Page has closed US-89 until further notice. US-89 is closed northbound at US-89A. In Page, US 89 is closed at the junction with State Route 98. Traffic is being detoured around closure utilizing SR-98 & US-160. US-89A is open. More »
Quagga Mussel Monitoring Update
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Lake Powell Mercury Consumption Advisory
Public Health, Environmental and Wildlife agencies from Utah and Arizona are jointly issuing a mercury fish advisory for striped bass in the southern portion of Lake Powell from Dangling Rope marina to the dam. Read more here: More »
GRIT Job Description
Work will be performed under the direct supervision of the GRIT pilot or his/her designated representative. Project work will be performed during daylight hours, in an outdoor setting, and volunteers should expect to be exposed to rugged, rocky terrain and extreme weather conditions. Work will involve the use of hand and power tools in removing non-historical graffiti from the Lake Powell shoreline. Other duties will include hiking into canyons to map graffiti using a GPS and handing out literature to visitors.
All volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and willing to perform basic clean-up functions. Volunteers must be in good health and able to walk up to 3 miles a day over sandy and rocky terrain carrying a pack weighing 10-30 pounds. They have to be able to do bending, lifting, and working for extended periods in temperatures reaching the 100's during the summer months. Due to close living conditions aboard the houseboat, volunteer must be adaptable, flexible, and respectful of others.
Volunteers will be asked to commit to working a minimum of 5-6 hours per day removing graffiti from the shoreline of Lake Powell.
Did You Know?
It takes two to tango, but three to ski: driver, skier, and observer. Keep a brilliant orange flag up when someone's in the water. Never ski after dark.