Wild and Scenic Rivers anniversary a time to renew commitment to river protection

40th anniversary of nation’s wild rivers system

Contact: David Moryc, 202-347-7550
Amy Kober, 206-213-0330 x23

Washington, DC – On the 40th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, American Rivers today called on Congress to renew its commitment to protect the nation’s

TRCP Offers Blueprint for Strengthening CO Roadless Rule

Sportsmen detail weaknesses of draft rule, offer guidelines for conserving secure
habitat and sporting opportunities in Colorado backcountry

WASHINGTON – A draft plan for managing national forest roadless areas in Colorado can sustain healthy habitat, secure fish and wildlife populations

Back to the Future

Agency Proposes Listing Two Hawaiian Birds

Agency Proposes Listing Two Hawaiian Birds
on Brink of Extinction under Endangered Species Act

Agency Unveils New Approach to Ecosystem-based Approach to Listing and Designating Critical Habitat

(Washington, D.C. – September 30, 2008) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed

Senate Bill Introduced to Conserve Rapidly Disappearing Migratory Birds

(Washington, D.C. – September 17, 2008) Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), George Voinovich (R-OH), Susan Collins (R-ME), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) have introduced bipartisan legislation to boost funding for the conservation


Most Waters Unfit for Direct Human Contact; Statewide Fish Health Advisories
Trenton — More than one thousand water bodies across New Jersey are too polluted for fishing or swimming and are supposed to be cleaned up to meet Clean Water Act requirements, according to the latest state report.