Friends of the River Foundation

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Friends of the River was founded in 1973 as an outgrowth of the campaign to stop the construction of the New Melones Dam on the Stanislaus River in California. FOR's headquarters are in Sacramento. The organization's primary activities are grassroots organizing, public outreach and education, and working on behalf of water policy legislation throughout California.

From the description of Friends of the River Foundation records, 1970-1983. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122453219

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Friends of the River Foundation. Friends of the River collection, 1940-1980 (bulk 1975-1980). Water Resources Collections and Archives
creatorOf Friends of the River Foundation. Friends of the River Foundation records, 1970-1983. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Dubois, Mark, 1949-. Mark Dubois papers, 1970-2002. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn The Thorne B. Gray Collection, 1887-1989, (bulk 1966-1982) University of California, Davis. General Library. . Dept. of Special Collections
referencedIn Mark Dubois papers, 1970-2002 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Friends of the River Collection, 1940-1980 (bulk 1975-1980) Water Resources Collections and Archives
referencedIn Gray, Thorne B. Collection, 1887-1989, (bulk 1966-1982). University of California, Davis, Shields Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Army Corps of Engineers corporateBody
associatedWith Behr, Peter H., 1915- person
associatedWith Brower, David person
associatedWith California, Dept. of Fish and Game corporateBody
associatedWith California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Natural. corporateBody
associatedWith California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Natural Resources and Wildlife. Subcommittee on River Management Plans. corporateBody
associatedWith California Rivers Action Group. corporateBody
associatedWith California State Water Project corporateBody
associatedWith California State Water Resources Control Board corporateBody
associatedWith California Waterways Management Planning Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Carter, Jimmy person
associatedWith Cecil D. Andrus person
associatedWith Central Valley Project corporateBody
associatedWith Dubois, Mark, 1949- person
associatedWith Edmund G. Brown, Jr. person
associatedWith Environmental Defense Fund, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Friends of the River corporateBody
associatedWith Friends of the River (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Gray, Thorne B. person
associatedWith Harold, T. Johnston person
associatedWith McFall, John person
associatedWith National Wild and Scenic River System. corporateBody
associatedWith Oakdale Irrigation District corporateBody
associatedWith Office of Legislative Analyst corporateBody
associatedWith Peter H. Behr. person
associatedWith Philip B. Williams person
associatedWith Resources Agency of California corporateBody
associatedWith Sacramento Municipal Utility District corporateBody
associatedWith Senate Subcommittee on River Management Plans corporateBody
associatedWith South San Joaquin Irrigation District corporateBody
associatedWith State Water Project corporateBody
associatedWith State Water Resources Control Board corporateBody
associatedWith Subcommittee on River Management Plans corporateBody
associatedWith The State Bar of California. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S. Forest Service-Region 5 corporateBody
associatedWith Westlands Water District corporateBody
associatedWith Younger, Evelle person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Melones Dam (Calif.)
California
Salmon River (Calif.)
California--Stanislaus River
Stanislaus River (Calif.)
California
Salmon River (Calif.)
Van Duzen River (Calif.)
California--Stanislaus River
New Melones Dam (Calif.)
Van Duzen River (Calif.)
Stanislaus River (Calif.)
American River (Calif.)
Stanislaus River (Calif.)
New Melones Dam (Calif.)
American River (Calif.)
Subject
Water resources development--California--Stanislaus River
Dams--Environmental aspects--California--Stanislaus
Dams--Environmental aspects
Green movement
Water resources development--California--Citizen participation
Wild and scenic rivers--Law and legislation
Water resources development
Water resources development--Citizen participation
Stream conservation
Wild and scenic rivers--Law and legislation--California
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Activity

Corporate Body

Active 1940

Active 1980

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