2017 becomes a year to remember on the Dolores River

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2017 becomes a year to remember on the Dolores River

Boaters, ecologists break down season
The Dolores River snakes through canyons below McPhee Dam.
Boaters flocked to the Lower Dolores River this year, with an estimated 56,000 visitor days between March and June.
Fish biologists wrestled with silt buildup during a 2014 fish survey on the Lower Dolores. Flushing flows in 2017 help to scour the river channel and flush silt.

2017 becomes a year to remember on the Dolores River

The Dolores River snakes through canyons below McPhee Dam.
Boaters flocked to the Lower Dolores River this year, with an estimated 56,000 visitor days between March and June.
Fish biologists wrestled with silt buildup during a 2014 fish survey on the Lower Dolores. Flushing flows in 2017 help to scour the river channel and flush silt.
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