Think river health for the long-term – Forever!
Rivers are unique, they belong to all of us and, thus, we must be the stewards of their health.
Healthy rivers are essential for community well-being and character. Healthy rivers support the people, wildlife habitat, the economy, and water resources that are integral to a community’s quality of life.
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Did you know...
the Colorado River is at the top of the endangered list; a vital resource which provides 30 million Americans with drinking water. Help make a difference and support our rivers today and for future generations.
At 1,450 miles long, the Colorado River is the sixth longest in the nation, passing through seven states and two nations.
The Colorado provides drinking water for 30 million Americans and also helps grow 90% of the nation’s winter vegetables.
The first proper exploration of the river was done by John Wesley Powell in the 1870s
In America, 40% of the rivers and 46% of the lakes are polluted and are considered unhealthy for swimming, fishing or aquatic life.
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“Don’t tell fish stories where people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.”
- Mark Twain
“A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.”
- Laura Gilpin
“We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore.”
- John Wesley Powell
“I love any discourse of rivers, fish and fishing.”
- Izaak Walton
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