Tribal scientists snorkel rivers to help save freshwater mussels in the Northwest
Checking every inch of a streambed for freshwater mussels requires a snorkel and a wetsuit. It’s a messy job, but it’s vitally important as these keystone species are declining throughout the West.
Fire districts start program to prevent drownings on Oregon’s Sandy River
After seven drownings in three years, fire officials in Corbett and Gresham are taking a new approach to to water rescues on the river.
California gives rivers more room to flow to stem flood risk
California is on the forefront of a new wave of flood risk management that centers on natural engineering over structural.
Removing Condit Dam spurred hopes, but it also begged questions the White Salmon River is slowly answering
Removing the 100-year-old Condit Dam in 2011 came with the hope of returning the White Salmon River to its natural state, benefiting tribes, river recreationalists, and salmon. Did it work?
Washington forest plan deems Skagit River watershed as a priority
The Washington state Department of Natural Resources has made public its forest action plan for the year and has identified the Skagit River watershed as a priority.
Snorkeling Puts Oregon's Rivers In A New Light
Snorkeling in Oregon’s rivers can be downright dangerous. But with that risk comes a window into a whole new world.
Big Data Environmentalism
A local conservation non-profit is starting a new project to use big data to save America's rivers.