Ranking America’s 10 Most Endangered Rivers of 2017

Ranking America’s 10 Most Endangered Rivers of 2017

American Rivers releases its annual list of the 10 most endangered rivers for 2017.

Dolores Flow Schedule Released, Sending Colorado Paddlers Scrambling

Dolores Flow Schedule Released, Sending Colorado Paddlers Scrambling

Kayakers, rafters, standup paddlers and whitewater river rats of all stripes are rearranging travel and work plans in Colorado to take advantage of the best river flows their beloved Dolores River has seen in more than a decade.

Op-Ed: It’s Time To Remove The Lower Snake River Dams

Op-Ed: It’s Time To Remove The Lower Snake River Dams

Longtime river guide Curt Chang argues freeing the Snake would boost Idaho's economy and salmon runs.

President Obama Designates Bears Ears National Monument in Utah

President Obama Designates Bears Ears National Monument in Utah

President Obama created a 1.35-million-acre national monument in southeastern Utah Wednesday, further cementing his administration’s conservation legacy. The new Bears Ears National Monument covers a sprawling desert and mountain landscape whic[...]

Why the Stikine (Still) Matters

Why the Stikine (Still) Matters

Though expedition kayaking is evolving fast, paddlers are still uniquely obligated to protect its benchmark run, B.C.'s Grand Canyon of the Stikine.

12 Days of Christmas, American Whitewater-style

12 Days of Christmas, American Whitewater-style

Outlining 12 key victories this year for river conservation organization American Whitewater

Op-ed: Boundary Waters One Step Closer to Finding Permanent Protection

Op-ed: Boundary Waters One Step Closer to Finding Permanent Protection

Paddlers Dave and Amy Freeman spent the last year paddling in the Boundary Waters, working to raise awareness about proposed sulfide-ore copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. On December 15, the Bureau of Land Management annou[...]

Land managers say ‘no’ to proposed sulfide-ore copper mines near Boundary Waters Wilderness

Land managers say ‘no’ to proposed sulfide-ore copper mines near Boundary Waters Wilderness

Broad coalition of Minnesota business leaders, sportsmen, veterans and conservationists praise the decision and urge permanent protection.

Photo Essay: Scenes from Standing Rock

Photo Essay: Scenes from Standing Rock

C&K's coverage from Standing Rock, profiling the paddlers of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests on the Missouri and Cannonball rivers.

Paddling for Peace on the Cannonball River

Paddling for Peace on the Cannonball River

A native paddler’s prayers from the #NODAPL gathering in Standing Rock, North Dakota.

FACES of the SNAKE

FACES of the SNAKE

The Snake River – the largest tributary to the Columbia – was impounded and drawn to stillness in the early 1960s with the construction of four dams on its lower reaches. Its stagnant, warming waters form the political boundary between the states[...]

Video: Rios to Rivers, a multi-cultural kayaking exhange

Video: Rios to Rivers, a multi-cultural kayaking exhange

By Weston Boyles, Rios to Rivers In remote, southern Chile two beautiful rivers are in danger of being dammed. Five dams have been proposed on the Baker and Pascua rivers, which flow from the Patagonia icecaps to the Pacific Ocean. If they are built,[...]

Flash-flooding Causes Gasoline Spill on the Susquehanna River

Flash-flooding Causes Gasoline Spill on the Susquehanna River

A severe yet isolated flash-flooding event earlier this week in the Appalachian Mountains of central Pennsylvania ruptured a pipeline operated by Sunoco Logistics, spilling an estimated 55,000 gallons of gasoline into Loyalsock Creek. This tributary [...]

Endangered No More: Foxes Recovering in Channel Islands National Park

Endangered No More: Foxes Recovering in Channel Islands National Park

With the island foxes at the brink of extinction, multiple agencies pulled together with hundreds of volunteers, and now, one of the rarest foxes in the world has exceeded all expectations. It was removed from the Endangered Species List August 11, 2[...]