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  • Rebuilding a river as Washington's Elwha dams come down

    Rebuilding a river as Washington's Elwha dams come down

    How much can we learn from restoring the Elwha River, after the two dams that block it are finally removed?

  • California tribe competes with the state to restore its homeland

    California tribe competes with the state to restore its homeland

    The Mountain Maidu Indians and the state Department of Fish and Game are both seeking control of California's Humbug Valley.

  • Chronicling a lost river: A review of Dry River

    Ken Lamberton explores a Southwestern desert landscape in Dry River: Stores of Life, Death, and Redemption on the Santa Cruz.

  • Water across the Divide

    Water across the Divide

    In 2003, Colorado's Grand Ditch was breached, causing flood damage to the Upper Colorado River and to Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Rebooting Urban Watersheds

    Rebooting Urban Watersheds

    In California, grassroots activists work to restore damaged East Bay waterways and the impoverished communities that surround them.

  • Voyage of the Dammed

    Voyage of the Dammed

    A small band of enthusiasts wants to re-engineer Western waterways with the help of a humble, hardworking professional: the beaver.

  • The river wilder

    The river wilder

    River restoration is a complex business, whether you’re talking about Colorado’s fast-moving Gunnison River or the polluted urban waterways of San Francisco’s East Bay.

  • Riparian restoration guru

    Bill Zeedyk lets the water do the work

  • Good work in Washington

    The Bush administration deserves credit for its "Water 2025" initiative, which provided grants that have helped the Deschutes River Conservancy and the Central Oregon Irrigation District begin restoring Oregon’s Deschutes River

  • A River Once More

    In Oregon, a revolutionary community alliance is working to put water – and steelhead trout – back into the Deschutes River

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