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Anonymous Subject Oral History Interview

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Babbitt, Bruce Oral History Interview

Bruce Babbitt grew up in northern Arizona and has been an environmental advocate for most of his life. He holds degrees in geology, earth sciences, and law. Babbitt served as Arizona Attorney General from 1975-1978 and as Arizona Governor from 1978-1987. He was instrumental in the formulation and passage of... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Babbitt, BruceHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Balsom, Jan Oral History Interview

Archaeologist Jan Balsom has devoted her career to preserving Grand Canyon and the resources within it. She started working in Grand Canyon as a graduate student at Arizona State University, becoming a seasonal employee of Grand Canyon National Park in 1982 and serving as the Park Archaeologist from 1984-1995. She... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Balsom, JanHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Barrett, Cliff Oral History Interview

Cliff Barrett was Acting Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) in 1981 and again in 1985. He began his career at Reclamation in 1956 in the Office of Design and Construction in Denver. Barrett holds a BS in Civil Engineering from University of Denver. He has been involved... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Barrett, CliffHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Bulletts, Angelita Oral History Interview

Angelita Bulletts represented the Kaibab Paiute Tribe and the Southern Paiute Consortium during the Glen Canyon Dam Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process. Beginning in 1991, she was involved in Glen Canyon Environmental Studies (GCES) and in the early years of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP) Adaptive Management... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Bulletts, AngelitaHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Castle, Anne Oral History Interview, Part 1

Anne Castle was Assistant Secretary--Water and Science at U.S. Department of the Interior from 2009 to 2014. She was the Secretary's Designee to the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program and in this capacity acted as Chair of the Adaptive Management Work Group. Castle practiced water law in Colorado from... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Castle, AnneHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Castle, Anne Oral History Interview, Part 2

Anne Castle was Assistant Secretary--Water and Science at U.S. Department of the Interior from 2009 to 2014. She was the Secretary's Designee to the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program and in this capacity acted as Chair of the Adaptive Management Work Group. Castle practiced water law in Colorado from... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Castle, AnneHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Davis, William E. Oral History Interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Davis, William E.Hirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Dongoske, Kurt Oral History Interview

Kurt Dongoske is an archaeologist who has been involved with the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive management Program (GCDAMP) since 1991, when he was hired by the Hopi Tribe as a tribal archaeologist. He has acted as the Technical Work Group (TWG) representative on GCDAMP for the Hopi Tribe and the... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Dongoske, KurtHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Garrett, Dave Oral History Interview

Lawrence David "Dave" Garrett began working with Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt in 1995 to implement adaptive management on the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam. He became Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (GCMRC) Chief on the Center's official activation in November 1996 and held that position until... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Garrett, DaveHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Grams, Paul Oral History Interview

Paul Grams has worked directly with the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP) since 2008, as a program manager and research hydrologist at the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (GCMRC). His involvement in Grand Canyon studies goes back to 1991, when he took a Colorado River research trip... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Grams, PaulHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

Harris, Chris Oral History Interview

Chris Harris' involvement with GCDAMP goes back the early 1990s. During Glen Canyon Environmental Studies (GCES), he monitored the Glen Canyon Dam Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process on behalf of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR). Before his fifteen years with ADWR, he worked with the Bureau of Land... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Harris, ChrisHirt, PaulSweeney, Jennifer

James, Leslie Oral History Interview

Leslie James began her involvement with the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program in 1999. For over twenty years, she has represented hydropower interests in the Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG). James has been Executive Director of the Colorado River Energy Distributors Association (CREDA) since 1998, and worked for Salt... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulJames, LeslieSweeney, Jennifer

Kuwanwisiwma, Leigh Oral History Interview

Leigh Kuwanwisiwma was Director of the Hopi Cultural Preservation Office for thirty years. He is a member of the Hopi Tribe. Kuwanwisiwma has been involved with adaptive management in the Grand Canyon since around 1989. He was part of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process that resulted in implementation of... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulKuwanwisiwma, LeighSweeney, Jennifer

Lynch, Robert Oral History Interview

Robert S. "Bob" Lynch practices environmental law in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been involved with Glen Canyon Dam issues since the early 1980s. Born in Michigan and raised in Tucson, Lynch completed undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona and earned a Master of Laws from George Washington University. He... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulLynch, BobSweeney, Jennifer

Orton, Mary Oral History Interview

Mary Orton acted as facilitator and mediator of the multi-stakeholder Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) from 1997 to 2019. Her specialty is environmental conflict resolution. Before her involvement with the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP), she worked in non-profit management. Orton is famous among longtime GCDAMP members for... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulOrton, MarySweeney, Jennifer

Persons, Bill Oral History Interview

Aquatic biologist Bill Persons was involved in fisheries research during both phases of Glen Canyon Environmental Studies (GCES), the program that laid the groundwork for adaptive management in Grand Canyon. He has been an active participant in the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP) since it was implemented. Persons... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulPersons, BillSweeney, Jennifer

Potochnik, Andre Oral History Interview

Andre Potochnik was involved with the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP) as a stakeholder representative from the program's 1996 inception until 2010. He participated on behalf of Grand Canyon River Guides (GCRG), one of the two stakeholding organizations that represented recreational interests. He was instrumental in the formulation... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulPotochnik, AndreSweeney, Jennifer

Schmidt, Jack Oral History Interview

Geomorphologist John C. "Jack" Schmidt has been doing research in Grand Canyon for more than thirty years. He was Chief of the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (GCMRC) from August 2011 to November 2014. Schmidt was Professor of Watershed Sciences at Utah State University, where he was Director of... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulSchmidt, John C.Sweeney, Jennifer

Seaholm, D. Randolph Oral History Interview

D. Randolph "Randy" Seaholm began his work with the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) in 1977, and started working on Colorado River water issues in 1990. Seaholm started his association with the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP) in 2000. He was the designated Technical Work Group (TWG) representative... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulSeaholm, RandySweeney, Jennifer

Stevens, Larry Oral History Interview

Lawrence E. "Larry" Stevens has been researching the Colorado River in Grand Canyon as a biologist and ecologist since 1974. He has been professionally involved with the National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), and the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (GCMRC). He is Senior... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulStevens, Lawrence E.Sweeney, Jennifer

Valdez, Rich Oral History Interview

Aquatic ecologist Richard "Rich" Valdez has been associated with GCDAMP (Glen Canyon Adaptive Management Program) since 1989, when he led a study on endangered humpback chub for GCES, the program's predecessor. Valdez began studying Colorado River fish in 1968, and is an expert on humpback chub and other native species.... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulSweeney, JenniferValdez, Rich

Walters, Carl Oral History Interview

Carl J. Walters is an architect of the modern adaptive management concept. Walters advocates a "management as experimentation" approach that recognizes uncertainty and serendipity as an essential condition in natural resources management. He began teaching at University of British Columbia in 1969 and is currently Professor Emeritus. Walters became associated... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulSweeney, JenniferWalters, Carl

Wegner, David Oral History Interview

Dave Wegner has a background in biology and geomorphology specializing in river basin management. He worked for the US Bureau of Reclamation during his early career and led the Glen Canyon Environmental Studies (GCES) program from 1982- 1996, which was the precursor to the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulSweeney, JenniferWegner, Dave

Yeatts, Michael Oral History Interview

Michael "Mike" Yeatts has been involved with adaptive management in the Grand Canyon since 1991, when he started working in the Hopi Cultural Preservation Office. Yeatts represented the Hopi Tribe during Glen Canyon Environmental Studies (GCES). He was part of the Writing Team for the 1995 EIS on Glen Canyon... view interview

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3 contributor(s) in this interview Hirt, PaulSweeney, JenniferYeatts, Michael