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Cuyahoga River Dams

Cuyahoga River, Ohio The River Located in northeast Ohio, the Cuyahoga River has ironically become a symbol for both the industrial and the environmental movements in the United States. One hundred miles in length, the Cuyahoga flows straight through the heart of Cleveland’s industrial zone and is notorious for emptying into Lake Erie, just 30… Read more

American Rivers names Cleveland’s Cuyahoga “River of the Year”

Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 (Washington) – Celebrating the progress that has been made to clean up Cleveland, Ohio’s Cuyahoga River, and marking the 50th anniversary of the river’s fire that sparked the nation’s environmental movement, American Rivers today named the Cuyahoga “River of the Year” for 2019. “The Cuyahoga is a national success story,” said… Read more

Warrensville Heights Stream Cleanup

Join us on RiverDay for a stream cleanup! Tinker’s Creek and its tributaries are plagued by litter that has been improperly disposed. You can help the streams run clean by getting these materials out! Pre-registration is preferred but not required (sign up online). To save time, fill out the waiver online and bring it to… Read more

Acacia Euclid Creek Stream Cleanup

Volunteers will help clean up trash in and around the stream at Acacia Reservation. We will meet near the garage/Dino’s to get materials for the cleanup and directions. Dress for the weather wearing long sleeves, pants, boots or closed toe work shoes. Recommended to bring water and work gloves. Trash bags and tools will be… Read more

Euclid River Day Stream Cleanup

Volunteers will help clean up trash in and around the stream at Euclid Creek Reservation in celebration of River Day. Meet at the Highland Road Picnic Area Parking Lot. located off Euclid Creek Parkway, off the Highland Road entrance of Euclid Creek Reservation in Euclid. Note that Highland Road will be closed from the… Read more

Our Impact

American Rivers believes every community in our country should have clean water and a healthy river. Since 1973, we have protected wild rivers, restored damaged rivers and conserved clean water for people and nature. These extraordinary victories for rivers across the country were made possible by your support in 2019. –––– Our Impact in 2019… Read more


List highlights threat climate change poses to rivers, water supplies, public safety American Rivers spotlights national success story on Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Contact: Amy Kober, American Rivers, 503-708-1145 Washington, DC – American Rivers today released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®, identifying ten rivers facing imminent threats. This year’s report spotlights the… Read more

Gila River named America’s Most Endangered River of 2019

Climate change and proposed diversion threaten New Mexico’s last wild river Contact: Sinjin Eberle, American Rivers, 720-373-0864 Allyson Siwik, Gila Conservation Coalition, 575-590-7619 Todd Schulke, Center for Biological Diversity, 575-574-5962 Donna Stevens, Upper Gila Watershed Alliance, 575-590-5698 Washington, D.C. – American Rivers today named the Gila River #1 on the list of America’s Most Endangered… Read more

Upper Mississippi River named one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019

Climate change and illegal levee development threaten public safety, river health Contact: Eileen Shader, American Rivers, (570) 856-1128 Elliot Brinkman, Prairie Rivers Network, (217) 344-2371, x202 Christine Favilla, Sierra Club, (618) 462-6802 David Stokes, Great River Habitat Alliance, (314) 918-1007 Melissa Samet, National Wildlife Federation, (415) 762-8264 Rob Moore, Natural Resources Defense Council, (312) 651-7923… Read more

South Fork Salmon Named Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019

Mining threatens clean water, salmon for second year in a row Contact: Mike Fiebig, American Rivers, (406) 600-4061 Kevin Lewis, Idaho Rivers United, (208) 343-7481 Evan Stafford, American Whitewater, (970) 420-5377 Washington, D.C. – For the second year in a row, American Rivers named the South Fork of the Salmon River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers®,… Read more