The San Joaquin River Gorge – A Potential Wild & Scenic River Threatened By A Dam


by Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Consultant The San Joaquin River flows through a spectacular gorge in the Sierra Nevada foothills northeast of Fresno. More than 6,000 acres of the Gorge is public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  An extensive trail system provides access to the Gorge for hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians, … Continue reading The San Joaquin River Gorge – A Potential Wild & Scenic River Threatened By A Dam

50 Ways to Save Your River!


50 Ways to Save Your River! Did you know that only 3% of the Earth’s water is fresh-water? And of that 3%, 2/3rds is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps. That means only 1% of the Earth’s freshwater supply is accessible for use! This is why it is so important to conserve the limited amount … Continue reading 50 Ways to Save Your River!

Friends of the River on the Move: 2015 Feats and Plans for 2016


2015 Highlights Friends of the River is building and energizing grassroots support for the magnificent rivers of California. In 2015 FOR: Brought together 27 river groups in Sacramento for the first California Rivers Day to give our rivers a stronger voice in the State Capitol. Passed legislation to grant interim Wild & Scenic protection for … Continue reading Friends of the River on the Move: 2015 Feats and Plans for 2016