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! 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!
Tell someone where you are going, when you expect to return, and where to call if you don’t. NEVER BOAT ALONE. Be sure your whitewater/boating skills and experience are equal to the river and the conditions. Wear a properly fitted Personal Flotation Device (PFD) at all times when you are in or near the river. … Continue reading 11 Tips for River Safety