American Rivers and partners are working to protect new rivers with Wild and Scenic designation, including rivers in the North Cascades, Olympic Peninsula, and the Rogue. They are outstanding rivers with special fish and wildlife habitat, clean water, and recreation opportunities for future generations.
Communities across the nation are facing increasingly extreme storms that bring damaging floods. These events can strain outdated infrastructure and endanger public safety. Restoring America's Rivers tells the story of how community leaders around the country are solving these problems by working with nature, not against it.
American Rivers' Montana Wild Rivers Campaign aims to protect the state's great, pristine rivers while they are still pristine, safeguarding against climate change and harmful development.
American Rivers is partnering with the Alliance for Water Efficiency and the Environmental Law Institute on a one-year project exploring the links between water efficiency and instream flows in the Colorado River basin.
The Flathead River is one of American Rivers' 2009 Most Endangered Rivers. The river is threatened due to mining and overdevelopment.