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DEADBEAT DAMS ON THE FAST-TRACK…THE RIVER ADVOCATE, Vol6 #3 April 13, 2016


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The River Advocate Volume 6, No. 3 April 13, 2016 INSIDE: California Rivers Day: Calling all River Businesses and River Advocates! FEDERAL ALERT: Sally Jewell – Stop these Deadbeat Dams! STATE ALERT: Assembly Committee Advances Bill to Fast-Track Dams FOR Opinion Piece Runs in the Sacramento Bee Visit Potential Wild Rivers and Wilderness this Spring … Continue reading DEADBEAT DAMS ON THE FAST-TRACK…THE RIVER ADVOCATE, Vol6 #3 April 13, 2016

The Deadbeat Dams Dance On…The River Advocate, Vol6 #2 March 25, 2016


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The River Advocate March 25, 2016 Vol6 #2 In this issue: River Advocacy Training School – Apply By April 1 California Rivers Day – Visit Your Legislator New Dam proposed for the Bear River Just The Facts…FOR coordinates a storage response. Intern with Friends of the River River Currents California River Calendar: Events & Activities … Continue reading The Deadbeat Dams Dance On…The River Advocate, Vol6 #2 March 25, 2016

River Advocate Vol 6 #1 March 10, 2016


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The River Advocate March 10, 2016 Vol 6, #1 In this issue… A New Website for FOR River Rats: Now Recruiting! Capitol River Awards on May 18 2nd Annual California Rivers Day River Currents by Ron Stork A New Website! Johnnie Carlson, Operations Director On January 30th Friends of the River moved to a new … Continue reading River Advocate Vol 6 #1 March 10, 2016

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


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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

The River Advocate: Volume 5, Number 9


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Do you Know a Future River Hero? If so Friends of the River has the opportunity of a lifetime for them. Eric Wesselman, Executive Director FOR is launching the River Advocate Training School this January to training the next generation of river advocates in the arts of grassroots organizing, river ecology, and policy activism. The … Continue reading The River Advocate: Volume 5, Number 9

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


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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