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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Map of all dam removals: www.AmericanRivers.org/DamRemovalsMap (Washington) – A record number of outdated dams were removed in… Read more
In the midst of all the challenges 2017 saw for rivers and clean water, it was a record year for removing outdated, unsafe dams!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.
From completing a major meadow restoration project to forming multiple collaborative partnerships, there are many reasons to celebrate American River’s work in California in 2017.
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.
Thanks to the hard work from members of the North Carolina General Assembly, Department of Environmental Equality, American Rivers, and state Senators, an NC-bill has passed to make dam removal easier.
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
New fund will help remove more ‘deadbeat dams’, including Washington’s Nelson Dam. Removing the Nelson Dam from the Naches arm of the Yakima River makes ecologic and economic sense.
This past year brought major milestones in long-term river restoration efforts from Maine’s Penobscot to California’s Klamath to Washington’s Elwha. As we look back on 2016, we are grateful to you, our supporters.
Removing creepy dams help slimy stream creatures.
Did you ever have a favorite place growing up that now, every time you drive by, it reminds you of your childhood? Whether it is a bridge, farm, a dam, or some other memorable landmark, there are historic structures and places across the country that have special significance to their communities. Historic preservation laws were… Read more
American Rivers Reports On Last Year’s Successes, Highlights Dam Removal Role In Climate Resiliency February 9, 2016 Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 or Jessie Thomas-Blate, 609-658-4769 (Washington, DC) Communities in 21 states, working in partnership with non-profit organizations and state and federal agencies, removed 62 dams in 2015, restoring more than 570 miles of streams for the… Read more
Washington State’s Floodplains by Design partnership is a national example for supporting floodplain restoration projects that benefit rivers, fish and public flood safety.