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Your Support Matters

Your Impact

Your membership represents an investment in year-round programs and special events that keep these public lands vibrant:

  • Glen Canyon Natural History Association has donated more than $1 million in direct and in-kind support to our partners, the National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management, since our founding.

  • Support and funding for the Graffiti Removal & Intervention Team (GRIT), a Volunteer-in-Park program of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

  • Glen Canyon Lecture Series – a ten year partnership with the Powell Museum and Page Public Library.

  • Funding for community and educational programs.

  • Dark sky advocacy and programming like the Navajo Bridge Star Party, Perseid Meteor viewing, and others.

  • Historic and cultural preservation at Lees Ferry, Defiance House, and archeological sites on the Grand Staircase.

2019 Aid to Park

  • Amount of Funded Aid to Park for Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge in 2019: $20,000.00

  • Amount of Funded Aid to Park for Kanab Field Office, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument & Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in 2019: $1,650.00

    • Funded palentology field school for 7th graders in Salt Lake City area with BLM palentologist Dr. Alan Titus 

Cleaning Dino tracks near Moab, UT. Phot

2018 Aid to Park Results

  • Requested Aid to Park for Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge: $34,670

  • Total Aid to Park Given: $47,240

  • Highlighted Programs:

    • Funded new building signage at Bullfrog Visitor Center

    • Christmas Bird Count for Kids @ GLCA

    • Youth Science and Adventure on the San Juan River

    • Bridging the Gap, bringing youth from gateway communities to Rainbow Bridge National Monument

    • Dinosaurs Come to Life!  After school sculpting and science program in Escalante, UT

    • Funded intern participation and stipend at pollinator conservation conference

  • Total Aid to Monument Given to Grand Staircase-Escalante: $21,656

  • Highlighted Programs:

  • Collared lizard research funded by “ADOPT A LIZARD” program

  • 3rd year of Wild and Scenic Film Festival at Escalante & 1st year at Kanab, UT

  • Financial and program support to Escalante Canyons Art Festival

  • Public reception for new signage at Escalante Interagency Visitor Center

  • Birds of Prey presentation series for Grand Staircase gateway community schools

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