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Gov. agencies can do great things

Habitat reconstruction will remove dams while alewives, Atlantic salmon, and brook trout will access thousands of acres of historic spawning habitat. [...]

November 20, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Good News: The Elwha is now a living salmon-steelhead river, end to end

The restoration of the Elwha River - its salmon, steelhead and more returning, is a time to rejoice. But new logging licenses via new Sec Interior could dampen successes so hard fought for [...]

December 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: 3 Dams to be removed in American West to restore rivers

A new $50 million fund will help communities remove “deadbeat dams,” increasing the water and climate resilience of these areas in California, Oregon, and Washington. [...]

December 5, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Videos

News: Secretary Jewell backs Klamath River dam removal

With the Klamath dams down salmon will again travel up the Klamath from the coast to Upper Klamath Lake - their historic destination has been closed since the1900s [...]

November 7, 2016 News, 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

Conservation: NOAA restoration plan for the Penobscot River Watershed is huge

Restoring fisheries and observing the Clean Water Act of 1972 separates us from third world countries and elevates our self-esteem.It also out produces, economically, poor ideas of extraction, reckless overfishing, and keeping useless dams in place [...]

May 12, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Another useless damn dam bites the dust

In 2009 CalAm, NOAA Fisheries and the California State Coastal Conservancy agreed to the removal of the San Clemente Dam to protect public health and safety, and restore threatened steelhead trout [...]

September 4, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Two of Oregon’s worst dams are coming down

By the 1980s, water rights associated with the dams had been abandoned, leaving the two structures sitting defunct and unmaintained on private property [...]

August 13, 2015 News, 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