Renewed Threats to Grand Canyon Loom

If you thought the Escalade tramway project was dead, it’s not. …

Despite several small victories along the way, commercial development and mining interests still remain a very real threat to the Grand Canyon.

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'Keep It Grand'

The Grand Canyon is a world heritage site of breathtaking beauty, where rivers meet and some believe life begins. But today, it’s also where two drastically opposed viewpoints converge and clash. Now, an award-winning film chronicles our efforts to Save the Confluence.

 

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The Colorado River is threatened.

Developers want to build a tourist trap here. Oppose the Grand Canyon Escalade Project.
(Photo © Jack Dykinga.)

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The Confluence is life.

Oppose the Grand Canyon Escalade Project.
Development threatens rare life found nowhere else.
(Photo © Jack Dykinga.)

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Protect natural beauty.

The Grand Canyon Escalade Project threatens this.
Stop developers before it’s too late.

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A fragile ecosystem.

Don’t let developers destroy this.

Help us protect this area.

A place of prayer

People need this site to pray to the Holy People.

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Natural beauty threatened

The Escalade threatens this landscape.
Don’t let an ugly gondola tram destroy this.

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Tell the Council "No"

Send e-mail to Navajo Nation Council delegates opposing plans to build a tourist trap at The Confluence.

More than 3000 petition signatures gathered.

Thousands of registered Navajo voters have signed a petition opposing the proposed Grand Canyon Escalade.

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Find an event to attend, or send us an email letting us know how you can help.

Sign the Petition

Join more than 17,000 people worldwide who’ve signed an online petition to the Navajo Nation president opposing the Escalade project.
Save the Confluence releases fact sheet, flyer

Save the Confluence releases fact sheet, flyer

Save the Confluence has released a fact sheet and flyer. The 12-point fact sheet outlines the reasons why a proposed tourist resort would harm the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers. You can download a PDF of the flyer here, to support this effort....

Renewed Threats to the Grand Canyon Loom

Renewed Threats to the Grand Canyon Loom

If you thought the Escalade tramway project was dead, it’s not. Or that the massive Tusayan development couldn’t happen, it still can. And if you assumed uranium mining was banned for good in the Grand Canyon…well, sort of. Despite several small victories along the way, commercial development and mining interests still remain a very real threat to the Grand Canyon.

Unrest at Bidaa — at The Canyon Edge

Unrest at Bidaa — at The Canyon Edge

We have not forgotten the enormous help offered to Save the Confluence families by supporters, who gave their time to write letters, sign petitions, contacted their leaders, researched and created a global awareness to preserve a national treasure.

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