Northern Rockies, Central Rockies, and the Midwest Long-Awaited Victory for the North Fork of the Flathead River North Fork Flathead River, MT | Scott Bosse American Rivers and our conservation partners scored a major win in the four-decade battle to defend the integrity of Montana’s North Fork of the Flathead River along the western boundary… Read more »
Credit: Sinjin Eberle By now, you may have heard about a scheme to build an amusement park-style gondola from the East Rim of the Grand Canyon, plunging 10,000 people per day down to the Confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers. On the rim of the canyon, a small town would be built to… Read more »
Join American Rivers and NRS for a happy hour celebration at the Outdoor Retailer show to catch a screening of new film The Important Places and participate in a fun raffle!
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have a special relationship with the St. Louis River. Guest blogger Nancy Schuldt discusses the need and responsibility to protect this important place from further destruction.
With news that the Klamath River restoration project is back on track, many are wondering: is this the world’s biggest dam removal project? That depends what you’re measuring. There have been projects with taller dams or more miles of habitat restored – but when you add it all together, the Klamath is arguably our nation’s… Read more »
Washington, DC — Eight months after American Rivers named the Cache la Poudre one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers™ for 2008, American Rivers is calling on the Army Corps of Engineers to reevaluate the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP/Glade) and include a study of the “Healthy Rivers Alternative”… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – For the second year in a row, the most endangered river in the United States is a victim of natural gas drilling and the environmental hazards associated with hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” according to America’s Most Endangered Rivers™ of 2011. The report, which was released today by American Rivers, is… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – American Rivers named the South Fork Skykomish River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® today, shining a national spotlight on the threat a new dam poses to recreation, scenic vistas, wilderness, and wildlife. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a call to action to save rivers that are facing a critical tipping… Read more »
(Washington, DC) – American Rivers, the nation’s leading river conservation organization, will release “America’s Most Endangered Rivers: 2010 Edition” on June 2. The annual report spotlights the ten most imperiled rivers in the country. This year, as part of the 25th anniversary of the report, American Rivers will also highlight endangered river success stories where… Read more »
Washington— One of the Southeast’s last free-flowing rivers and an important nursery for a Gulf of Mexico fishery worth hundreds of millions of dollars could be irreparably harmed if the U.S. Department of Energy allows a massive petroleum storage project along the river. This threat landed the Pascagoula in the number nine spot in America’s… Read more »