Today’s guest blog about the #1 San Joaquin River and its tributaries (including the Tuolumne River)— a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series— is from Cindy Charles. Cindy is a fly fisher and the long time Conservation Chair of the Golden West Women Flyfishers and has been past Vice President of Conservation for… Read more »
Today’s guest blog about the #8 White River in Washington- a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series- is from Dave Seabrook. Dave is a long-time salmon recovery activist in Tacoma, Washington, and a founding board member of the Puyallup Watershed Coalition. Tell the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fix the dam and modernize… Read more »
Tell the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission that water diversion projects are too costly for the environment and for taxpayers. Say NO to dams on the Gila River. Recently, I traveled to southwestern New Mexico to tour the area around one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers for 2014, the Gila. I saw lush valleys with… Read more »
The 277 miles of the Grand Canyon are vast and wild and untouchable, revered throughout our nation’s history and protected for all time – or so it has seemed.
Today we have a guest blog update on one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014, the South Fork Edisto River in South Carolina. Legislators in South Carolina have introduced legislation that would end the exemption for large agricultural water withdrawals through state permitting. Below are the comments made by a partner of American Rivers, Doug… Read more »
America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2015 1. Colorado River in the Grand Canyon Location: Colorado The Grand Canyon, an irreplaceable national treasure, is under threat from a massive construction project, mining pollution, and groundwater depletion. Map created by Jeremy Collins (click to enlarge) Millions of Americans recognize the Grand Canyon as one of the most iconic… Read more »
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.