Friends of the River

Friends of the River

Address:915 20th St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone:916-442-3155
Fax:916-442-3396
Phone:888-464-2477
Web: www.friendsoftheriver.org
Established: 1973. Description:Preserves, protects, and restores California's rivers, streams, and their watersheds through public education, citizen activist training, and expert advocacy to influence public policy. Priorities include changing current water policies and promoting rivers and streams for federal protection through the Wild and Scenic River program. Members: 6,000. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: Headwaters (quarterly); free to members.

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For example, in 2005, the environmental groups Friends of the River and Sierra Club issued a report questioning the viability of the Oroville Dam's earthen emergency spillway.
After just an hour and a half, the Friends of the River Kelvin had filled more than 20 binbags and gathered enough junk to fill a large skip for collection by the council.
For background information on California's rivers, check out Friends of the River at http://www.friendsoftheriver.org.
Members of Friends of the River Cole joined residents to remove shopping trolleys, bicycles and other rubbish dumped in the river.
Friends of the River can help you evaluate different family kayak trips and make reservations; call (800) 374-8377.
After just an hour and ahalf, the Friends of the River Kelvin had filled more than 20 binbags and gathered enough junk to fill a large skip for collection by the council.
For river-running information, call Friends of the River, (415) 771-0400.
Cardonald College and the Open University will be represented, as will Friends of the River Kelvin and the One Plus drama groups, to demonstrate that lifelong learning is not all about academic study or winning formal qualifications.
The WRPC, in turn, with no open bidding, subcontracts the work to a company called Friends of the Rivers, a very profitable arrangement for the WRPC's directors, since they own 90 percent of the company's stock," Kerr writes.

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