American Rivers

American Rivers

Address:1101 14th St NW, Suite 1400
Washington, DC 20005

Phone:202-347-7550
Fax:202-347-9240
Phone:877-347-7550
Web: www.americanrivers.org
Established: 1973. Description:Dedicated to protecting and restoring America's river systems and to fostering a river stewardship ethic in the United States. Members: 40,000. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: American Rivers (quarterly); free to members.

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The line from San Francisco to Sacramento runs in a north-easterly direction, along the American River, which empties into San Pablo Bay.
Google partnered with advocacy group American Rivers, to showcase views of nearly 500km of white water rapids, towering red canyon walls, and rich geologic history.
American Rivers, a leading non-profit dedicated to the conservation of rivers and riparian corridors across the U.
13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Rivers, the leading conservation organization fighting to protect and restore the nation's rivers, announced a $15,000 grant from The Orvis Company to help preserve the Yuba River Watershed, one of the last strongholds for wild, self-sustaining, threatened salmon and steelhead runs.
In a letter Friday to the president of American Rivers, based in Washington, D.
A lot of things were done before it was understood how important rivers are to our environment," says Rebecca Wodder, president of the conservation organization American Rivers.
Conservation group American Rivers has included the Green River, which runs through Dinosaur and Canyon-lands national parks in Colorado and Utah, on its Most Endangered Rivers Report this year.
Winners get a $1,500 cash award, and Anheuser-Busch will make a matching contribution to American Rivers.
As part of the "Change Flows" initiative, Cascadian Farm contributed $50,000 to American Rivers, the nation's leading environmental organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the nation's rivers.
Many communities will see their water supplies shrink as temperatures rise and precipitation patterns shift," reports the nonprofit American Rivers, adding that a rise in severe storms will degrade water quality and increase the risk of catastrophic floods.
This year, as part of the 25th anniversary of the report, American Rivers will also highlight endangered river success stories where our publicity and advocacy has led to important victories.
The report, compiled by the American Rivers coalition, says the 21,000- home development will channelize streams, pave wetlands, deforest riverbanks, pollute water, increase flash flooding and abolish already endangered wildlife.

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