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Celebrating an Extraordinary Year of Conserving the West's Great Rivers

Dec 1st, 2011  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

Celebrating an Extraordinary Year of Conserving the West's Great Rivers

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...

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Completing our First Acquisition on the Bear River in Utah

Oct 1st, 2010  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

Completing our First Acquisition on the Bear River in Utah

On the edge of the Great Salt Lake, the marshes at the mouth of the Bear River are one of the top producers of waterfowl in the country.

Here, Western Rivers Conservancy will complete protection of 696 acres of vital marshlands in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Friends of the Bear River.

We began acquiring this land, the former Feather and Finn Club, in 2008....

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