America’s Most Endangered Rivers
An annual list of rivers at a crossroads, where key decisions in the coming months will determine the rivers’ fates.View the List
Upwards of 60% of some headwater rivers of the Colorado are already siphoned off by Front Range water users. And long standing plans for expanded diversions would take even more out.
Given adequate water flows, fish can recover and thrive again. More water equals more fish, and we can make the much needed changes sooner rather than later to give the fish a chance to come back in numbers.
Alison Jones, professional photographer and director of No Water, No Life, talks about her eight-day trek through California’s Central Valley and the desert running through her river.
In Western Colorado, water in the streams is the foundation of a recreational economy every bit as important to the state as other traditional consumption. We need to better use and reuse what we have.Learn How »
Yes! Not only is it important to connect kids to nature, but there are great ways to let them know that their voices can make positive change.Here's How »
Historically, the Merced was a mighty river. It has been reduced to a small percentage of its historic flows because of diversion, damming, and mining, and as a result it contains a pitifully small percentage of the historic population of fishes.Read the Post »
America’s Most Endangered Rivers is a list of rivers at a crossroads, where key decisions in the coming months will determine the rivers’ fates. And this year, California’s San Joaquin tops the list.Read More »