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  • Book Reviews

    All about river guides

    Grand Canyon River Guides puts out "boatman's quarterly review."

  • Book Reviews

    Restoring a watershed

    The Sierra Club's map of the Spokane-Coeur d'Alene watershed draws attention to the area's pollution and offers advice.

  • News

    Economist discovers what a free river is worth

    Economist John Loomis puts a price tag on the value of tearing down two Elwha River dams and restoring the salmon runs on the river.

  • News

    Dan Beard resigns

    Dan Beard resigns as director of the Bureau of Reclamation to the disappointment of environmentalists.

  • Book Reviews

    Rescuing Colorado's rivers

    The nonprofit Colorado Rivers Alliance aims to protect and restore Colorado rivers.

  • Related Stories

    Harold Vangilder

    Sierra Vista City Councilman Harold Vangilder defends human use of the San Pedro River.

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    Sandy Anderson

    Arizona naturalist Sandy Anderson tries to educate people about the wildlife of the San Pedro.

  • Feature

    The Southwest's last real river: Will it flow on?

    Arizona's San Pedro River - the Southwest's last natural low-desert river - still faces a number of threats to its survival.

  • Book Reviews

    Rivers in jeopardy

    American Rivers includes four Western rivers in its list of the nation's 10 most endangered.

  • News

    Wyoming tribes get support to keep a river wet

    The Wind River Indian Reservation sues non-Indian irrigators for violating water rights and dumping trash in the Wind River to dam it.

  • News

    Citizen action gets results

    Texaco agrees to clean up North Platte River pollution from a defunct oil refinery after Sierra Club sues.

  • Book Reviews

    Slashing water welfare

    Bureau of Reclamation sets new rules to prevent corporate farms from using subsidized water meant for family farms.

  • Related Stories

    So far, it is the rivers of the region that have suffered

    An excerpt from T.H. Watkins' Stone Time describes how Major John Wesley Powell tried to warn people 100 years ago that there was not enough water in the West to irrigate as they desired.

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    One project seems like the same old BuRec

    Despite evidence it's a boondoggle, Southwestern Colorado's Animas-LaPlata is still slated for construction in order to meet treaty obligations to Ute Indian tribes.

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    Grand Canyon flood postponed

    A plan to let the Colorado River flood for one week through Grand Canyon is delayed, to the chagrin of environmentalists.

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