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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

Highland Heights Wetland and Stream Clean-Up

Volunteers will help clean up trash in and around the streams and wetlands near Highland Heights Community Park. Enter Highland Heights Community Park on Wilson Mills Rd and follow Straight Road north all the way to the dirt lot on the left (pool parking lot will be to the right). Dress for the weather wearing… Read more

19th Annual Rocky River Cleanup

Local fishermen and concerned citizens are banding together to tackle trash in the Rocky River. The annual cleanup will clean trash and debris from most of the lower 10-12 miles of the river in the Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River Reservation. Anyone interested in volunteering should meet at 9:00 AM at the Scenic Park Picnic Area… Read more

Warrensville Heights RiverDay 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! To save time, fill out the attached waiver and bring it to the cleanup. Cuyahoga SWCD and TCWP will provide trash… Read more

AMERICAN RIVERS ANNOUNCES AMERICA’S MOST ENDANGERED RIVERS® OF 2019

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 www.AmericanRivers.org/MostEndangeredRivers 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

Chilkat River named one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019

Mining threatens salmon, culture and economy Contact: Jessie Thomas-Blate, American Rivers, (202) 347-7550 Dr. Gershon Cohen, Alaska Clean Water Advocacy, (907) 314-0228 Washington, D.C. – American Rivers today named the Chilkat River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2019, citing the grave threat that mining poses to the river’s salmon, culture and economy. American Rivers and… Read more

Big Darby Creek named one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019

Reckless development threatens clean water in National Scenic River Contact: Katie Rousseau, American Rivers, (419) 215-7748 John Tetzloff, Darby Creek Association, (614) 288-0313 David Miller, Ohio Environmental Council, (419) 944-1986 Washington, D.C. – American Rivers today named Ohio’s Big Darby Creek among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2019, citing the grave threat that urban sprawl poses… Read more

Willamette River named one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019

Outdated dam operations threaten water quality, salmon and steelhead Contact: David Moryc, American Rivers, (503) 307-1137 Travis Williams, Willamette Riverkeeper, (503) 890-1683 Bob Rees, Willamette Salmon & Steelhead Recovery Coalition, Representing the Association of Northwest Steelheaders, (503) 812-9036 Washington, D.C. – American Rivers today named the Willamette River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2019, citing… Read more