2019 Powell Events in the Colorado River Basin
Wyoming Educators Outreach in Green River, WY: content and assess the effectiveness of lessons
May 21-24, 2019:
Green River Wyoming - Local Partner(s): Sweetwater County Historical Museum
SCREE Launch Events
May 23, 2019 Public Symposium through Saturday University, University of Wyoming
Presentations on John Wesley Powell, his impact on Science, Art, Public Lands and Resource and the American West.
(More Details coming soon)
Where? Sweetwater County Museum and Expedition Island
May 24, 2019 SCREE Launch 9 AM
June 1, 2019:
Gates of Lodore, Dinosaur Nat. Monument - Local Partner: Dinosaur National Monument
Meet SCREE: Gates of Lodore Boat Ramp. 10 am-11 am
Ranger-led hike: 1-mile Gates of Lodore Nature Trail. 11 AM-Noon
Learn about the expedition; who we are, what we have done, and how you can follow us virtually.
June 4, 2019:
Green River Campground, Dinosaur Nat. Monument - Local Partner: Dinosaur National Monument
MEET SCREE: EXPEDITION WIll LAND NEAR SPLIT MOUNTAIN BOAT RAMP AROUND LUNCHTIME
EVENING PROGRAM, Green River Campground 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Exploring the Confluence of Reclamation and Restoration (Speakers TBA)
June 22-23, 2019:
Green River/Moab, UT - Local Partner(s): John Wesley Powell River History Museum, Green River UT, Living Rivers, Moab Utah
Moab Arts and Recreation Center: People, public lands and Water in the West: 150 years after John Wesley Powell's first expedition
A two day event to discussed rural development, land management, water policy, river restoration, and balancing water demands. The program will be a mix of Indigenous voices and those from policy and water management, and scientists to discuss water and land use, with a vision toward the future regarding management, law, environment and society.
Hopi Dancers, Navajo Storytellers, and other tribal members will be invited to share their longstanding culture towards the Colorado River, and perhaps be a sounding board for water managers as to embedding cultural values into subsequent management strategies.
July 11-12, 2019:
Page, AZ - Local Partner(s): John Wesley Powell Museum, Page AZ
Water in the West: 150 years after JOhn Wesley Powell's first expedition: water development into the future
SCREE will join in discussion about the future of water in conjunction with the Water/Ways traveling exhibit http://waterwaysaz.org/ The Water/Ways exhibit will be set up at the Glen Canyon Dam Visitor Center June 29 to Aug 11. A public event that simultaneously highlights Water/Ways and the Powell Sesquicentennial. Details forthcoming.
September 9-12, 2019
Biennial Conference of Science and Management- Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff Arizona
SCREE Participants and Authors will have workshops panel discussions following the themes of Water, Public Lands, and People in the Arid West: History, Science, Culture, Future.
Powell Exhibition: Fort Lewis College, Durango Colorado
Speakers related to water, films, Native rights, historical and current day issues of the Colorado River.
Expanded Art Exhibit through the Arid West
AS part of the Sesquicentennial Colorado River Exploring Expedition we explore contemporary views of the Arid West. The collective works of numerous artists will be shown along the route of Powell’s journey. Travel the basin to see it all.
Sesquicentennial Colorado River Exploring Expedition: Contemporary Views of the Arid West: Peoples, Places, and Spaces
May 14 2019- through December, 2019
Sweetwater County Museum, Green River, WY
May 30 to June 22, 2019
Uintah County Heritage Museum- Vernal, UT
April 25, 2019 to March 1, 2020
John Wesley Powell River History Museum- Green River, UT
April 2019 to November 2019
John Wesley Powell Museum (Glen Canyon Conservancy)- Page, AZ
Other Powell 150 Events
May 25-June 29:
“Journeys with Powell’s Journal” - National Park Service; Dinosaur National Monument: A series of hikes, discussions, and nature journaling around Dinosaur National Monument. Details at www.nps.gov/dino
May 30-June 1:
Outlaw ATV Jamboree (Special Incorporation of Powell) - Uintah County
Ranger-led hike: 1-mile Gates of Lodore Nature Trail. 11A.M.-Noon
Jarvie Fest - BLM: John Jarvie Historic Ranch. 10A.M.-3P.M.
Red Fleet Paddlefest: (Special Incorporation of Powell)- Vernal, Utah
ART AND RIVER FESTIVAL: VERNAL, UTAH. DETAILS will be posted at: WWW.POWELLRIVERFEST.COM
June 25-28, June 28-July 1, July 3-6:
Multi Day rafting Trips with History Tellers: Vernal, Utah
The 59th annual Western History Association Conference - "What happens in the West doesn't stay in the West": Westgate Las Vegas
Other Activities: If you know of other Powell 150 related events and activities. Let us know and we will post them here.
The Grand Canyon is 100 years old! Follow the years activities here: https://www.nps.gov/grca/getinvolved/2019-centennial-events.htm
Feb 28-Mar 1 The Mapping Grand Canyon Conference https://lib.asu.edu/mapping-grand-canyon-conference
John Wesley Powell Celebration trips launching this summer that you can join:
Holiday River Explorations: Major John Wesley Powell’s 150th Celebration Trip