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  • One national park could tell the truth about the West

    The West’s endless tug-of-war between scenery and resources is brought into dramatic focus at Colorado’s Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

  • Persistence frees the Mokelumne: River advocate Pete Bell

    Former rock-n-roll drummer Pete Bell is dedicated to keeping California’s Mokelumne River as free-flowing as possible

  • Owens River will finally get its water back

    The Lower Owens River in Inyo County, Calif., may finally get its water back from Los Angeles, thanks to a last-minute lawsuit by the state’s attorney general

  • ‘Restoration Cowboy’ goes against the flow

    Dave Rosgen has become a popular and influential guru in the field of river restoration and management, but some say his teaching oversimplifies a complex subject

  • Gulf of California Dreamin’

    In Red Delta: Fighting for Life at the End of the Colorado River, writer and photographer Charles Bergman looks at what happens to the Colorado River once it flows into Mexico

  • On the WaterWatch

    WaterWatch of Oregon has a newly revamped Web site designed to educate people about the Beaver State’s rivers and watersheds.

  • Dredging plans stall on the Snake River

    A controversial plan to dredge the Snake River west of Lewiston, Idaho, has been stalled by a judge – for now

  • It’s time for a new law of the river

    The writer says California’s agricultural elite is holding on to Colorado River water that could better serve the region’s growing cities.

  • Memories of a native river

    In Native River, William D. Layman uses words and photographs to explore an earlier era of the Columbia River, before it was tamed and transformed by dams

  • California’s water binge skids to a halt

    At midnight on New Year’s Eve, Interior Secretary Gale Norton astonished California by it cutting off from the "surplus" Colorado River water it has long been using, after the state failed to come up with promised water transfers.

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