New Protect Our Rivers License Plate

American Rivers members and activists – Here is an awesome way to show off your love for the outdoors every day, while giving back to the Colorado rivers that bring us so much! Introducing the Protect Our Rivers License Plate – Check it out! In early 2014, our friends at Colorado Trout Unlimited began a… Read more »

How the Ski Industry Could Sell Off Your Rivers to the Highest Bidder

Ski industry association wants to auction off water from your rivers. What that means for you. Tell your Senators to stop the ski industry from trying to sell our rivers to the highest bidder. As the snow melts, the National Ski Areas Association turned their attention, once again, to waiving the Endangered Species Act, making… Read more »

Paddling America’s Heartland

Daniel Alvarez | Necky Kayaks It’s not often that a daydream to escape the office and venture outdoors attracts the notice (and large-scale funding) of a major sponsor. But that’s exactly what happened to Daniel Alvarez. When I spoke to Daniel, he laughed as he described the unusual path that has led him to his… Read more »

End of Comment Period for Waters of the US

November 14, 2014, marked the end of the public comment period on the proposed rule, Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’ Under the Clean Water Act. American Rivers would like to thank everyone who has submitted comments to the docket. It is important to let the Agencies know you care about clean water and… Read more »

Protecting Our Grand Canyon

Guest post by Roger Clark  Being named America’s Most Endangered River is a dubious honor. First place in rivers under siege is the last place we want the mighty waters that cut Grand Canyon to be. So when American Rivers asked Grand Canyon Trust to be its local partner in designating Grand Canyon’s reach of… Read more »

Thank You

Thank You For All You Do to Support America’s Rivers It’s because of supporters like you that we’re able to achieve so much. Thank you for all of your support this year and helping to protect our nation’s rivers. Here is a video from American Rivers President, Bob Irvin. Your support helps us achieve so… Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving – And Thank YOU

It’s a time of saying thanks. And we want to thank YOU — all of our members, volunteers, activists, and partners — for your hard work and dedication to healthy rivers! From all of us at American Rivers: Have a safe, warm and happy Thanksgiving.

Seeing Yourself in the Grand Canyon

For each man sees himself in the Grand Canyon – each one makes his own Canyon before he comes, each one brings and carries away his own Canyon. – Carl Sandburg Grand Canyon | Casey Reynolds [flickr] We asked you to tell us why you feel the canyon is grand and deserves to be protected. What does… Read more »

Should We Allow Development in the Grand Canyon?

The Grand Canyon is under threat of an unprecedented level of development. Sign the petition to oppose these destructive projects. Our nation’s natural cathedral is under siege. Author Kevin Fedarko wrote in Sunday’s New York Times about two major development threats that would devastate the canyon’s wild nature and utterly unique visitor experience. In the story, Bob… Read more »

Holiday Challenge Official Rules

American Rivers’ CrowdRise Holiday Challenge Official Rules Entry into this contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules and The CrowdRise terms and conditions located at CrowdRise and individual prize sponsors’ involvement does not constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation or favoring of any individual fundraiser that is participating in this competition. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED… Read more »