At Western Rivers Conservancy, we believe that to conserve a river, you first have to think in terms of “forever.” It’s clear that our supporters believe this as well. With your help, 2011 was an extraordinary year for river conservation. WRC permanently protected more than 40,000 acres and 54 river miles along six of the finest rivers in California, Colorado, Oregon and Utah.
Highlights of our accomplishments include:
Conserving 16,000 acres along 16...
Boulder Creek, Oregon, Steelhead
In an effort to enhance critical stream flows in a key tributary of Colorado’s Gunnison River, Western Rivers Conservancy is purchasing a critical parcel of land with senior water rights along the Little Cimarron River, one of the jewels of Colorado’s West Front and a renowned trout fishery.
Western Rivers has secured an option to purchase a 211-acre farm in Gunnison and Montrose counties with strategic senior water rights. Once the farm is acquired, WRC will team up...
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Launches ‘Wild Rivers’ Campaign Aug. 1
Proceeds Five Regional Nonprofits Nationwide
For Immediate Release
August 1, 2011
For more information please contact:
Jennifer McCormick, Western Rivers...
One of our specialties is the ability act quickly when important conservation opportunities arise.
In dramatic fashion on November 30, on the steps of the courthouse in Wheeler County, Oregon, Western Rivers Conservancy was the successful bidder to purchase a 3,259-acre property at a sheriff’s foreclosure auction.
The property lies along a strategically important section of the John Day River, about 75 miles upstream of the Murtha...