Ken Morrish shares some of his favorite images of the endangered Hunter Creek, Pistol Creek, and Smith River.
The Chuitna River is endangered by a proposed strip coal mining project that would destroy more than a dozen miles of river. Alaskan salmon would be greatly impacted by this destructive project.
Washington, D.C.- American Rivers named the San Saba River of Texas among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2013 today, shining a national spotlight on outdated water management that threatens river health as well as flows for ranchers and Austin’s chain of lakes. American Rivers and its partners are calling on the Texas Commission on Environmental… Read more »
Washington, DC —The San Mateo Creek, which was named by American Rivers as one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers™ in 2007, could learn its fate this week. On Wednesday, the California Coastal Commission is set to decide whether a proposed toll road complies with existing state laws. Thousands of people are expected to attend a public meeting… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – American Rivers named the Crystal River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® today, shining a national spotlight on the threat dams and water diversions pose to spectacular recreation and fish and wildlife habitat. “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 – Rolling back longstanding Wild and Scenic protections on the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway would gouge taxpayers, harm the river, and create a harmful precedent for Wild and Scenic rivers nationwide. This risk earned the St. Croix a spot on the annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers™ – a report issued… Read more »
Washington— Montana’s Wild and Scenic North Fork of the Flathead River may soon lose its unique wild character thanks to a mountaintop removal mine and a coal bed methane project just over the border in Canada It’s no wonder the river landed in the number five spot in America’s Most Endangered Rivers: 2009 edition. “Harmful… Read more »
Washington— Six months after American Rivers named the Lower St. Croix River one of America’s Most Endangered RiversTM, the future of the river’s Wild and Scenic protections still hangs in the balance. The Wild and Scenic Lower St. Croix River, a hotspot for anglers and boaters and a rare natural retreat from urban life, could… Read more »
America’s Most Endangered River of 2010, the Upper Delaware, continues to face significant challenges as natural gas development ramps up in the Marcellus Shale. The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) plans to vote on a water withdrawal application by XTO Energy (ExxonMobil Corp.) for natural gas development in the Delaware River watershed at their regularly scheduled… Read more »
It was recently announced by the EPA that dredging of toxic sediments is complete and the Kinnickinnic River is now on the path to restoration. This is great news and a great success! American Rivers listed the Kinnickinnic River as one of our 2007 Most Endangered Rivers. The Kinnickinnic was threatened by toxic sediments with… Read more »