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82 dams removed to restore rivers, improve public safety in 2018

American Rivers annual survey shows continued demand for healthy, free-flowing rivers February 21, 2019 Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 View the full list of dams removed in 2018: AmericanRivers.org/DamRemoval2018 Infographic: AmericanRivers.org/DamInfographic Database of all dam removals: AmericanRivers.org/DamRemovalDatabase Map of all dam removals: AmericanRivers.org/DamRemovalsMap (Washington) – Eighty-two outdated dams were removed in 2018, restoring rivers, improving public safety and… Read more

Dams Put Two Twin Cities Rivers on List of America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2018

Mississippi River Gorge and Kinnickinnic Among Nation’s Top Ten Rivers Facing Threats Contacts: Olivia Dorothy, American Rivers, 217-390-3658 Jill Crafton, Izaak Walton League of America, 952-944-5583 Michael Page, Friends of the Kinni, 612-810-3949 Chris Bye, Kinnickinnic River Land Trust, 612-940-1607 www.AmericanRivers.org/MSGorge www.AmericanRivers.org/Kinni Washington, D.C. – American Rivers today named two rivers in the Twin Cities… Read more

Record Year for Removing Dams to Restore Rivers in 2017

86 Dams Removed Last Year to Improve Public Safety, River Health February 14, 2018 Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 or Jessie Thomas-Blate, 609-658-4769 View the full list of dams removed in 2017: www.AmericanRivers.org/2017DamRemovals Database of all dam removals: www.AmericanRivers.org/DamRemovalDatabase Map of all dam removals: www.AmericanRivers.org/DamRemovalsMap (Washington) – A record number of outdated dams were removed in… Read more

Dam Good Year for Dam Removal in 2017

In the midst of all the challenges 2017 saw for rivers and clean water, it was a record year for removing outdated, unsafe dams! Find out which states are leading the way on busting deadbeat dams, and read about some great river restoration projects.

Speak up by Nov. 6 to Support Klamath Dam Removal

Four dams on the Klamath River in Oregon and California are slated for removal in 2020, but there’s one more hurdle we must jump. Speak up by Nov. 6 to keep this restoration effort on track and ensure success.

2016 Successes and What’s Next

2016 Was Successful, Thanks to YOU Thanks to the commitment of our supporters, American Rivers continued to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers, and conserve clean water for people and nature. Here is a snapshot of the inspiring conservation achievements that we accomplished. Thank you to all of our members, volunteers, activists, and partners for… Read more