This is a guest blog from Barbara Ullian for the Rough and Ready Creek, Baldface Creek and North Fork Smith River working group © Zach Collier, Northwest Rafting Company Save Oregon’s Rough & Ready and Baldface Creeks from Destructive Nickel Mining It’s been both a frustrating and rewarding six months in the fight to prevent… Read more »
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Today’s guest blog about the #8 Rough & Ready and Baldface Creeks- a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series- is from Barbara Ullian, a dedicated local resident, member of Friends of the Kalmiopsis, and manager of roughandreadycreek.org. Take Action to Protect theRough & Ready Creek Urge President Obama to stop the threat of… Read more »
America’s Most Endangered Rivers for 2013: Rough & Ready and Baldface Creeks Oregon At Risk: Pristine rivers, wilderness, botanical diversity, and recreation Threat: Nickel mining Rough & Ready Creek, OR | Barbara Ullian Save Oregon’s Rough & Ready and Baldface Creeks from Destructive Nickel Mining Urge the Obama Administration to protect this unique wild land,… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – American Rivers named southern Oregon’s Rough & Ready and Baldface Creeks among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2013 today, shining a national spotlight on nickel mining proposals that threaten a wonderland of wild rivers, clean water, rare plants, and outdoor recreation. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a call to action… Read more »
With El Niño coming to drought-stricken California this winter, how do we reduce flooding while capturing water to improve water supply? Green Infrastructure helps on both counts.
During record drought, the Kittitas Reclamation District diverts water from its irrigation canals and works with local landowners to bring fresh flows to disappearing Yakima River tributaries. Cooperative relationships forged by the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan make it all possible.
Cooper River | Michael Garrity A hot, dry summer and lack of winter snowpack are causing severe hardship for the Yakima River basin’s fish and farmers this year, but the basin’s long-term outlook just got a lot brighter. First, on the final day of June the Washington State Legislature agreed to allocate $30 million in… Read more »
Alexander Okonta with his sign after the installation | Karen Okonta & Clay Symington An important aspect of implementing green infrastructure in a community is education. The community needs to understand what it is, why it’s important, and what they can do themselves on a small residential scale to contribute to making green infrastructure a… Read more »
Originally printed as an Op-Ed in The Sacramento Bee. Levees along the San Joaquin River | Sarah Craig Recently, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature announced a $1.1 billion drought relief plan for California. But the $660 million allocated for flood management had many observers scratching their heads. We believe that this money could actually enhance water… Read more »
Folsom Lake reservoir in January 2014 | Jacob Dyste As much of the US is in the grip of a frigid arctic air mass, California is in the grip of a ridge of high pressure that has blocked the procession of drenching storms we had in December. A similar pattern, dubbed the Ridiculously Resilient Ridge,… Read more »