40 Years, 40 River Champions

Thank you to all the River Champions out there! | © Scott Bosse The River Champions have been selected! As part of the 40th anniversary of American Rivers, we wanted to celebrate the river community by highlighting some of the heroes in river conservation. Our staff chose the first 20 champions and over the past… Read more »

The Clock Is Ticking Down To Nominate Your River Champion!

Anacostia River Cleanup | © American Rivers Nominate a River Champion here There are only a few days left to nominate someone for our first ever River Champion award. Nominations end at midnight on Sunday, February 16th. To nominate someone you must submit your nomination through the official nomination form. As part of American Rivers’… Read more »

The Flow of the New Year

"We go to the river’s edge for comfort, spiritual renewal, meditation, solitude; we go to the river to feel and know the continuance of life." – Henry David Thoreau

Who Is Your River Champion?

This blog was written by marketing and communications intern, Kathryn McDaniel Green River, UT | © Greg Pflug Nominate a River Champion today » In honor of 40 years of protecting and restoring rivers American Rivers is recognizing 40 notable people who have made contributions to river and wildlife conservation. American Rivers was founded in… Read more »

Expanding Access to the Colorado River

The Horse Creek boat landing is just one of a handful of new public access points on the Colorado and Eagle Rivers| © Ken Neubecker The upper Colorado River from Gore Canyon and Pump House down to Rancho Del Rio and State Bridge is one of the most heavily used river recreation corridors in Colorado. Nearly… Read more »

Romping with the Otters

You can see how much one of the gift recipients enjoyed his present. We have had great response to our first-ever Adopt-an-Otter campaign—thank you for making this project a big success. I was kayaking with my husband, Tom, and a couple of friends on the Potomac River near Pennyfield Lock when I had my first… Read more »

American Rivers at this year’s Fly Fishing Show Tour

American Rivers is pleased to be partnering with The Fly Fishing Show at five show locations this January/February to present how our conservation work improves both fish habitat and fishing. The Fly Fishing Show brings local, national, and international experts, outfitters, and retailers to a number of venues across the country, giving anglers access to… Read more »