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Poll: Montanans Support Dam Removal to Recover Sturgeon
Scientists say the best chance to restore endangered pallid sturgeon on the lower Yellowstone River in eastern Montana is to remove Intake Diversion Dam.
Removal of Bloede Dam: A Ray of Hope for River Herring
Restoration of Maryland’s Patapsco River is re-opening spawning habitat for the first time in a century, but will the fish come?
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 […]
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Map of all dam removals: www.AmericanRivers.org/DamRemovalsMap (Washington) – A record number of outdated dams were removed in […]
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In the midst of all the challenges 2017 saw for rivers and clean water, it was a record year for removing outdated, unsafe dams!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.
2017 Year in Review: 5 Success Stories from California
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.
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.
North Carolina Enacts New Bi-Partisan Law to Improve Dam Removal
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.
Washington’s Nelson Dam a Potential Model for Western Dam Removal
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.
2016 Was a Success – Thanks To You
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.
An Eerie Dam Removed for Cryptic, Camouflaged Creatures
Removing creepy dams help slimy stream creatures.
Dam Removal And Historic Preservation: Reconciling Dual Objective
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 […]