Saturday, April 20, 2013

2013 Most Endangered Rivers

Baldface Creek         -Northwest Rafting Co.
American Rivers has published their list of "AMERICA'S MOST ENDANGERED RIVERS 2013".
In an interesting irony, Oregon has a pair of creeks listed from the southern part of the State - their threat? Mining. Not the current suction dredge issue per se that is passing around the Oregon Senate [one of the TWO PRIORITY bills for TU] - but mining by-product and waste.
Many other rivers are listed with a widely varying array of threats - take a look: