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Conservation: Watering with potable water can be as bad for fishing as some dams

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

June 6, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Penobscot Project reaches fundraising goal

The Atlantic Salmon Federation is dedicated to the conservation, protection and restoration of Atlantic salmon and the ecosystems on which their survival depends [...]

February 29, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation Symposium: Templates for future success

Deborah Pratt Dawson Conservation Symposium, and the upcoming conservation archive program is a meaningful resource that others can use as a conservation template [...]

November 17, 2015 RECENT, Slide

News: Two of Oregon’s Evans Creek dams on track for removal

Removing the dams creates 16 miles of spawning habitat for wild fall chinook, 60 miles of spawning habitat for wild coho and more than 70 miles of wild steelhead. [...]

May 14, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: American Rivers’ 2015 most threatened rivers list

Grand Canyon tops the list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2015. I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the Grand Canyon than with lots of trash, noise, pollution, and crowds [...]

April 9, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Will South Carolina irrevocably damage the Edisto?

We have seen fish kills and historic lows despite not being in a declared drought situation. And even now, with recent rains, the South Edisto River at Denmark flows at half of normal [...]

March 12, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Deborah Pratt Dawson Conservation Symposium

The first annual Deborah Pratt Dawson Conservation Symposium takes place March 14-15th in Manchester, Vermont. [...]

February 16, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: American Rivers’ Dam Removal List & Map

Communities in 19 states, working in partnership with non-profit organizations and state and federal agencies, removed 72 dams in 2014. [...]

February 12, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Do 3,700 new dams now in the works worldwide create or solve problems?

In the United States, we built many of our hydropower dams in the early to mid-20th century when we had poor understanding of our rivers and ecology [...]

November 20, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Good news, more damnable dams gone

18 states now have + 500 miles of un-damed streams - aiding fish, wildlife and people [...]

February 28, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide