American Rivers (Organization)

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Founded in 1973 as the American Rivers Conservation Council, the organization changed its name to American Rivers in 1986. Their goal is to "preserve rivers in their free flowing condition." They work for the protection of significant rivers, dam removal, dam operation reform, allocation of water resources, and awareness of the importance of waterways.

From the description of American Rivers records, 1968-[ongoing] 1968-200-. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 51585362

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf American Rivers (Organization). Notice of appeal and statement of reasons. Water Resources Collections and Archives
referencedIn Nature Conservancy papers, 1982-2009, 1982-2009 University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library
creatorOf American Rivers (Organization). American Rivers records, 1968-[ongoing] 1968-200-. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Anker, Wallace R. Press releases and editorial letters regarding the Clavey River Project, 1989-1994. Water Resources Collections and Archives
referencedIn Charles E. Little Papers, 1975-1990 North Carolina State University. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf American Rivers (Organization). [Annual reports], 1993- Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI
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associatedWith Culter, Ray M. person
associatedWith Little, Charles E. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Dam retirement
Dams--Environmental aspects
Conservation of natural resources
Stream conservation--Societies, etc
Water conservation

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