Your support helped protect the Crystal River, CO. Now we need your help on the Colorado River. Take Action to support the #1 America’s Most Endangered River! 2013 has been a big year for the Crystal River in Colorado. After nearly 5 decades, a proposal to construct two large dams on the main-stem Crystal River and… Read more »
Martin Litton – Grand Canyon Dories © John Blaustein Martin Litton has run many campaigns to oppose the construction of dams on the Colorado and for dams being constructed within Grand Canyon National Park. He has won protections for 5 rivers threatened by dams. His most recent environmental activities have revolved around opposing logging in… Read more »
Today’s guest blog about the #7 White River, Colorado- a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series- is from Neil Shader with The Wilderness Society. With a mission to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places, The Wilderness Society has led the effort to permanently protect nearly 110 million acres… 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.
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 »
The Grand Canyon, and so many other expansive landscapes like it, has the power to change a person, simply by being.
Washington, D.C. — American Rivers today announced its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®, naming the Colorado River the Most Endangered River in the country. The Colorado River is endangered by outdated water management that is inadequate to respond to the pressures of over-allocation and persistent drought. American Rivers is calling on Congress to… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Water and Power Subcommittee is holding a hearing today to discuss the future of one of the West’s most critical natural resources – the Colorado River. The hearing comes on the heels of recent deadly wildfires, a record-breaking heat wave and worsening drought conditions in the Southwest that have put… Read more »
Green River, CO | Carfull…vacation over A couple weeks ago I joined Scott Willoughby of the Denver Post on a float fishing trip on the Green River in the remote Northwest corner of Colorado. Few people know about or have much less fished this section of one of the West’s most iconic trout rivers. We… Read more »
The March 2008 issue of Sunset Magazine includes a story on the West’s rivers, featuring yours truly, and water experts from around the region. It started back in the fall with a western water roundtable at Sunset’s office in California. They recorded the lively conversation and the magazine includes exerpts. The magazine also featured three… Read more »