On August 14, 2015, The Rockwell Museum opened an exhibition of photographs by National Geographic photographer, Pete McBride. The exhibition, “The Colorado River: Flowing Through Conflict” is a collection of large-scale original photographs by McBride as he has documented The Colorado. The exhibition will be on view through January 10, 2016. Supplying vital water to more than 40 million Americans living in the arid West, the Colorado River is one of the most diverted, dammed, and heavily litigated rivers in the world. The farmers and residents of the rapidly growing western states rely on the river for irrigation, drinking water, and electricity. This demand has permanently altered the river’s ecology. This exhibition follows the length of the river’s epic 1,450 mile journey from its headwaters high in the Colorado Rockies to its dried-up delta touching the Sea of Cortez, illuminating the historical, geograph

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