Grand Canyon Under Siege
Two major developments could devastate the wild nature of the Grand Canyon. A terrible threat to a national treasure.Learn More
Keep Water From Public Lands in Rivers
If you love to have water in your river for paddling, fishing or even hiking along, urge the Forest Service to protect everyone’s right to water on public lands.Act Today
After long, protracted campaigns, we achieved two big victories in Georgia and South Carolina that illustrate the value of the persistence shown by American Rivers and our partners.
14,000 full-time jobs, $1.5 billion of economic activity at risk from a risky and massive proposed mine. Protect Bristol Bay by taking action today. Tell the EPA to say NO to Pebble Mine.
Groundwater is being removed at an unprecedented rate. For the health of all of our Nation’s rivers, it is crucial that the law reflect sustainable pumping and the management of surface and ground water.
American Rivers President Bob Irvin reflects on recent events. In the midst of bad news, there is hope in the resilience of rivers and the commitment of our supporters — people like you!Read More »
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 »