American Rivers: Email – The Current: Twenty Years of Cleaning Rivers


Tell Your Senators: Don’t Cut Conservation Programs
West Guilford River, CT (photo by Frank Slack)Take a moment right now to urge your Senators to reject cuts to conservation programs in the proposed budget.
These programs help ranchers and farmers conserve habitat for endangered species, improve air and water quality, reverse the loss of wetlands and floodplains, and protect soil and farmland.
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2011 Marks the 20th Anniversary of National River Cleanup™
Clean Sweep of the Great Miami and Cox Cleanup 2010Millions of tons of trash end up in our nation’s rivers and streams every year.
For 20 years, the National River Cleanup program has been connecting people and mobilizing volunteers nationwide to get out and help restore our rivers. Last year alone, our volunteers removed more than 1,200 tons of trash. Find out how you can help make a difference in your community by joining a river clean up near you.
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America’s Great Outdoors: Preserving Our Natural Resources
Kids enjoy tubing on their local riverA few weeks ago, President Obama launched the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative to develop a modern conservation and recreation agenda.
The initiative is based on the idea that lasting conservation solutions should rise from the American people and thousands of supporters just like you told the President that the protection of our natural heritage should be a non-partisan objective.
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American Rivers: Email – The Current: Twenty Years of Cleaning Rivers