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The Arizona Republic
Navajos considering legislation to approve Grand Canyon Escalade projecthas come to the Navajo Nation" after years of conflict dividing residents of th
Navajos considering legislation to approve Grand Canyon Escalade project
The Arizona Republic / Posted an hour ago
has come to the Navajo Nation" after years of conflict dividing residents of the tribe's Bodaway/Gap Chapter. American Rivers is among the regional and national groups opposing Escalade, which it has labeled "industrial tourism." Last... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Hip entertainment, history mingle in Midtown SacramentoFort. Swiss immigrant John Sutter established a fort and pioneer community near
Hip entertainment, history mingle in Midtown Sacramento
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Fort. Swiss immigrant John Sutter established a fort and pioneer community near the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers in 1839. Sutter was bent on turning this part of Mexico — he had become a Mexican citizen himself — into a... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Heim to address Cape Friends of Wildlife Sept. 13 at Rotary Parkefforts in fighting for the protection of our local waterways. Honored as a "ri
Heim to address Cape Friends of Wildlife Sept. 13 at Rotary Park
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 4 days ago
efforts in fighting for the protection of our local waterways. Honored as a "river champion awards" recipient by the Great American Rivers Association. The public is invited to attend this free event. For additional information about the Cape... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Ashley River cleanup scheduled for September 17organization released the following information on the event: The national riv
Ashley River cleanup scheduled for September 17
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
organization released the following information on the event: The national river conservation organization American Rivers will join Charleston Waterkeeper, Keep Dorchester County Beautiful and local citizens on September 17 to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dismantling dams can protect rivers, fish and people"Whenever we build a dam, we destroy a river in one form or another," Bob Irvin
Dismantling dams can protect rivers, fish and people
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
"Whenever we build a dam, we destroy a river in one form or another," Bob Irvin, president of the preservation group American Rivers, told The Washington Post. Dams have shrunk greatly as a share of the total electricity supply, and only... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Dams in Dummerston, Wilmington to be demolishedwho have given CRWC permission to pursue the projects. CRWC has also received
Dams in Dummerston, Wilmington to be demolished
Bennington Banner / Posted 15 days ago
who have given CRWC permission to pursue the projects. CRWC has also received grant money from the Conservation Alliance, American Rivers, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and local sources. For more information, visit www.ctriver.org or call... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Group: Decision needed on Chest Creek damLisa Hollingsworth-Segedy of American Rivers, a Washington, D.C.-based conserva
Group: Decision needed on Chest Creek dam
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy of American Rivers, a Washington, D.C.-based conservation group, first approached Patton Borough Council last fall about removing the dam. She said with the borough moving to drilled wells as its water source, the dam is no... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California...years along two stretches for a total of 60 miles. It was recently named the se
U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
years along two stretches for a total of 60 miles. It was recently named the second-most endangered U.S. river by the group American Rivers. "Old-timers tell stories of the water being so thick with salmon that you could practically walk across... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California riveryears along two stretches for a total of 60 miles. It was recently named the se
U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California river
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
years along two stretches for a total of 60 miles. It was recently named the second-most endangered U.S. river by the group American Rivers. "Old-timers tell stories of the water being so thick with salmon that you could practically walk across... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wilmington dam called a 'drowning machine' — but a fix eludes victims' familiesis part of a broader movement that has eliminated hundreds of them nationwide t
Wilmington dam called a 'drowning machine' — but a fix eludes victims' families
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
is part of a broader movement that has eliminated hundreds of them nationwide that were considered obsolete, according to American Rivers, a conservation group that advocates for dam removal. Small dams in Illinois were typically built to provide... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Opposition likely to city’s Castle and Maroon water rightsproject configuration, I do think we will file a statement of opposition,” said
Opposition likely to city’s Castle and Maroon water rights
Aspen Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
project configuration, I do think we will file a statement of opposition,” said Matt Rice, Colorado basin director for American Rivers, a national river conservation organization. The city has until the end of October to file a due diligence... Read more
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WALB Albany
Flint River endangered, business owners concernedRetreat. Deese worries that low water levels can put and end to their daily tri
Flint River endangered, business owners concerned
WALB Albany / Posted 25 days ago
Retreat. Deese worries that low water levels can put and end to their daily trips on the Flint. According to a study by American Rivers, wasteful water use and outdated water management practices are threatening the Flint, Apalachicola, and... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Public asked to help clean-up waterwaysCouncil’s Source to Sea program, which is running its 20th annual cleanup for t
Public asked to help clean-up waterways
The Addison County Independent / Posted 29 days ago
Council’s Source to Sea program, which is running its 20th annual cleanup for the Connecticut River watershed, and American Rivers, which has run its National River Cleanup since 1991. Groups that sign up to do a cleanup can also receive... Read more
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Ogle County News
Coordinators are needed for the Rock River sweepto assure a successful clean-up effort. 6. Register your section of the Rock R
Coordinators are needed for the Rock River sweep
Ogle County News / Posted 1 months ago
to assure a successful clean-up effort. 6. Register your section of the Rock River Sweep with RockRiverSweep.org and with American Rivers. AmericanRivers.org may supply free trash bags if registered in advance. 7. Recruit, assemble, and register... Read more

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