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Photo: David Heramimschuk
Presented by United States Geologic Survey
Participation fee $0
Expenses $0
Spend the time outdoors
Location Colorado River, Glen Canyon Arizona United States
Appropriate for kids yes
Teaching materials yes


Required Gear:

Tupperware, ethanol, black light. All issued by USGS


Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center


The U.S. Geological Survey's Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (GCMRC) is the science provider for the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program. In this role, the research center provides the public and decision makers with relevant scientific information about the status and trends of natural, cultural, and recreational resources found in those portions of Grand Canyon National Park and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area affected by Glen Canyon Dam operations.

Stipend offered, approximately $15.00 per sample.




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