America’s Most Endangered Rivers for 2014: Gila River New Mexico Threat: New water diversions At Risk: River health, fish & wildlife, recreation, and tourism Gila River, NM | © Patrick Alexander New Mexico’s last free-flowing river, the Gila, is threatened by an expensive and unnecessary water diversion and pipeline project. The new diversions, pipelines, and… Read more »
The Grand Canyon is one of the most iconic landscapes on the planet. But this natural masterpiece of the Colorado River faces a battery of threats. Unless the Department of the Interior acts to stop these threats, one of our nation’s greatest natural treasures will be scarred forever. Help protect it: http://www.americanrivers.org/grandcanyon
Today’s guest blog about the #1 Colorado River- a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series- is from Gary Wockner, Director of the Save The Colorado River Campaign. Save The Colorado provides funding for environmental organizations throughout the Colorado River basin. Mark Twain once said, “Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.” His words… Read more »
The Colorado River was last year’s #1 Most Endangered River. Stay tuned to see what river will be picked this year? | © Pete McBride It is almost time for American Rivers’ annual report on rivers in peril— America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014! American Rivers and its partners nationwide will announce America’s Most Endangered… Read more »
For the fourth time, the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission and regional water developers are angling for approval to dam New Mexico’s last free-flowing river.
Today’s guest blog about the #1 Colorado River- a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series- is from George Wendt, Founder and President of O.A.R.S. and a member of Protect The Flows. Protect The Flows is a network of over 800 businesses who own and operate businesses in communities along the Colorado River. Take… Read more »
#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 Outdated water management and excessive diversions, compounded by the… Read more »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 »