NO New Dams
Two dams are being proposed for Wyoming’s Green River that would devastate fish and wildlife. Take action to oppose these new dams!Take Action
Corporate lobbyists for factory farm interests are putting pressure on Members of Congress to block the Environmental Protection Agency efforts to restore protections under the Clean Water Act.
The removal of the Edwards Dam awakened us to the idea that rivers have a remarkable ability to heal themselves and that removing an outdated dam can bring a river—and a community—back to life.
Lower water levels and an end to the spring migratory fish runs often make summer the perfect time of year to do river restoration work. Over the next five months, work will get underway at more than 16 of our dam removal and restoration sites.
The Gila historically flowed all the way from the mountains through Arizona, where it would join the Colorado to continue its journey through the Colorado Delta to the Gulf of California. Today…not so much.Find Out Why »
Dam removal projects come in all shapes and sizes. Here are some of the challenges that need to be addressed to restore a river to its natural state.Read More »
All dam owners face the same fundamental choice: whether to continue to maintain their dam or to remove it. So dam owners must weigh the benefits provided by their dam against the costs of keeping it.Learn More »
Four years after studying whether to rebuild Teton Dam, US Bureau of Reclamation concluded there are cheaper, less environmentally harmful, more socially acceptable alternatives for meeting eastern Idaho’s water needs.Read More »