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Opinion: In charge with no wisdom

Minnesota Congressmen have openly chosen to circumvent a proven environmental review process that has been in place for nearly 50 years. [...]

November 9, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Doers are for real in South Carolina

It is a far, far better thing to have something good happen to something bad than to have something bad happen to something good. [...]

October 12, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The hazards of hydropower

Dams prevent fish migration - limits access to spawning habitat, food resources, and predation escape. Fish passage structures limit % of fish passages [...]

May 16, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

America’s most endangered rivers

Economists maintain that ecosystems are capital assets that, if managed well, provide a stream of benefits just as any investment does [...]

April 12, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: With no regard, they keep coming and taking what is yours

It does not matter that you prefer concrete, neon, and glass canyons, the beauty of public lands and native lands are our heritage. If you let them take it from you - what is next? [...]

December 22, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Mining interests like Montana’s soft on reality extraction laws

If you have no idea what acid mine drainage can do to a river's inhabitants, think DOA. Can a river restore itself? Sure, but can you wait a few thousand fishless years? [...]

August 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, 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

News: Allocating nonexistent water seems to be a problem

Rivers: 2.9 million miles in the U. S. - 1 out of 3 get their drinking water from them, recreation generates $97 MM to the economy. The Missouri is 2,540 miles long [...]

July 6, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Rarely have we seen compromise and cooperation fail – doing the right thing

Words sometimes end in actions. In most cases it is the action that is remembered. In Maine, the "dam" action will be remembered by millions of fish, thousands of anglers, and hundreds of new workers [...]

June 17, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide