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Old 04-11-2018   #1
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Before and After the 2016 GC high flow event

I was lucky enough to be on the Grand during the high flow event in November of 2106. Here is a great resource for seeing changes to the canyon's beaches. Also great for first timers to see what the sites look like now.

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Old 04-11-2018   #2
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Cool to see how the HFE rearranged the furniture down there with the before and after photos!
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It would be interesting to see how quickly things change back to the pre-high flow conditions. The high flows are great and I think provide backwater habitat at a critical time for the native fish but the beach buildup doesn't last much more than a season.
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