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Damn Dams: “. . . and another one bites the dust”

Thousands of dams throughout the world have outlived their usefulness, blocking major fish migrations, spawning runs, and senselessly degrade entire ecosystems [...]

September 19, 2016 Damn Dams, RECENT, Slide

Damn Dams: Partnering to remove North Carolina’s Shuford Dam

American Rivers continues to partner with state, federal and local entities to see that non-functioning dams are removed and that river flows and habitats are restored [...]

August 29, 2016 Damn Dams, RECENT, Slide

Damn Dams: Restoring 140 miles of Connecticut River tributaries seen as positive

Seven small dam removal projects open up 140 miles of Eastern brook trout spawning habitat in New Hampshire and Vermont. Most see events as positive [...]

August 19, 2016 Damn Dams, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Damn Dams: Retired Corps engineer says these dams are bad news

The Amry Corps of Engineers has fallen a long way from their heroic beginnings in WWII. There is no 'good guy' John Wayne in charge - just political engineering to keep busy [...]

July 28, 2016 Damn Dams, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Damn Dams: The Elwha made whole again. “The salmon will come”

A record-setting 72 dams were removed across 19 states, and last year’s Patagonia-produced film DamNation raised even more awareness of defunct dams. [...]

February 23, 2016 Damn Dams, RECENT, Slide