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What You Need to Know About National Public Lands Day

National River Cleanup®, Protecting Rivers
This annual celebration includes an opportunity to volunteer to cleanup and restore our public lands and waters, and free admission to many federal, state, county and city owned lands and parks.... Read More

Victory for Clean Water

Floods & Floodplains, Protecting Rivers, Water Supply
In a huge win for rivers, a federal judge in South Carolina struck down the administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water protections.... Read More

How Colorado’s Water Law Affects You and Our Rivers

Climate Change & Rivers, Discover Rivers, Protecting Rivers, Restoring Damaged Rivers, Water Supply, Wild and Scenic Rivers
In Episode 12 of We Are Rivers, we discuss the complicated nature of water law in the West. Listen in to learn more about how water law affects you and the rivers you love. ... Read More

A Flawed Plan for the Pearl River

Most Endangered Rivers
Mississippi's Pearl River is threatened by a proposed dam and lake project whose plan is not well studied and leaves many questions unanswered.... Read More