#1 Most Endangered River is the San Joaquin, CA | © Sarah Craig The time has come! Today, American Rivers is announcing our report on America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014! And the Most Endangered River in the nation this year is: SAN JOAQUIN RIVER (California)! Outdated water management and excessive diversions, compounded by the… Read more »
Today American Rivers announced the creation of a new grant program to benefit rivers and the communities served by them throughout the Intermountain West.
Today’s guest blog about the #1 Colorado River- a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series- is from Alison Gannett, owner of Holy Terror Farm in Paonia, Colorado and a member of the National Young Farmers’ Coalition. Alison is also a World Champion big mountain freeskier, founder of The Save Our Snow Foundation, champion… Read more »
www.AmericanRivers.org/MostEndangeredRivers www.AmericanRivers.org/SanJoaquin Washington, D.C. — American Rivers today announced its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®, naming California’s San Joaquin River the Most Endangered River in the country. Outdated water management and excessive diversions, compounded by the current drought, have put the San Joaquin River at a breaking point. American Rivers is calling on… Read more »
In 2015, American Rivers announced the Connecting Communities to Rivers Grant Program, and we are now excited to announce the seven recipients of the inaugural grant.
America’s Most Endangered Rivers for 2013: Colorado River Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming At Risk: Recreation economy, water supply, and wildlife habitat Threat: Outdated water management Spanish language Press Release and Colorado Report Map of Colorado River Basin including annual average water flows and dams (PDF) Watch the Colorado’s video (full screen button… Read more »
Today’s guest blog about the #4 Gila River- a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series- is from Jason Amaro. Jason Amaro lives in Silver City, NM – a gateway community to the Gila National Forest. A Board Member of the New Mexico Wildlife Federation, Jason can also be found on his blog, www.TheNewMexicoSportsman.com…. Read more »
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 project, funded by the Walton Family Foundation, will assess the individual water laws of each basin state to determine promising ways… Read more »
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 »
Co-authored with Bart Miller, water program director for Western Resource Advocates, and originally published on the Arizona Republic Colorado River | Bureau of Land Management The majestic Colorado River cuts a 1,450-mile path through the American West before drying up well short of the sea — its natural finish line at the Gulf of California…. Read more »