Photo by Dudley Beck Foster care of 27 dogs continued with the help of Diana Yazzie, Elise Dalton, Heather Jemmott, Priscilla Sagg, and Jana Simpson. BARC drove 162 miles to vaccinate 19 dogs and provide 308 pounds of dog food, along with 1 case of canned dog food. Calls for help continue from as far … Continue reading Paw Prints: July 2022
Photos by Paul Martini
By Mark Squillace and Quinn Harper The seven Colorado River states—Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming—face a daunting mid-August deadline. The federal government has asked them to come up with a plan to reduce their combined water usage from the Colorado River by up to 4 million acre-feet in 2023. That is … Continue reading Hard choices for the Colorado River
By Char Miller The Colorado River is revealing its secrets. For decades a World War II landing craft lay submerged 200 feet beneath Lake Mead’s surface — but now it’s beached, rusting in the sun. It’s become an unsettling marker of just how vulnerable the river is and how parched the Intermountain West has become. … Continue reading The Colorado River has come alive even as it ebbs
Peter Winn Modern whitewater kayaking began in the 1950s and has changed significantly since then. There were very few women kayakers at the time and now they're on the Board of Governors of the International Whitewater Hall of Fame. Kayak racing grew from local competitions into an Olympic sport in 1972 and now there is … Continue reading Whitewater Kayaking: Pushing the Limit
https://youtu.be/fqdWNvcz8cs Video taken by Dudley Beck. Four fosters have helped BARC get through another month. Steve and Janna Simpson have fostered a nursing mom dog and 6 puppies for the entire month and 4 four week old puppies that were dropped off in Monument Valley June 23rd. Heather Jemmott, from Red Mesa, has fostered 3 … Continue reading Paw Prints: June 2022
"...a really good photograph will ask more than it answers."
"A trip though the Grand Canyon, or down any river, changes people's lives, but for people with disabilities the change is dramatic."
Somewhere north of Bluff, a small side canyon cuts into the cliffs, seeps and springs feeding a small stream that flows down from the canyon’s head. When I first arrived in this region, that shady narrow ravine...
BARC supports foster care. That is all we do, now that "kennel" locations have been eliminated in the Town of Bluff. But foster support is huge and sorely needed. This month, we supported 9 different fosters, providing dry dog food &/or canned dog food for nursing moms. Through these efforts, we have helped rescue 18 … Continue reading Paw Prints: May 2022