Thanks to the commitment of our supporters, American Rivers continued to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers, and conserve clean water for people and nature. Here is a snapshot of the inspiring conservation achievements that we accomplished.
Thank you to all of our members, volunteers, activists, and partners for your hard work and dedication to healthy rivers! (Note: the numbers below are from fiscal year 2013 – July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013)
- 846 miles of rivers restored through removing dams and improving dam operations
- 41 dams removed
- $1,010,000 in river restoration grants to local communities
- 350 miles of rivers protected
- 92,000 volunteers mobilized and 3.5 million pounds of trash removed from rivers through the National River Cleanup®