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Drink a Beer, Save a River

May 4th, 2015  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

Drink a Beer, Save a River

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, one of the founders of the modern-day craft brewing industry, has for years been an unwavering supporter of WRC and our efforts to save outstanding rivers across the West. This spring, the Chico, California-based brewer released River Ryed, a limited edition IPA brewed specially for WRC to support our work on the West’s most outstanding rivers, including Idaho’s Salmon River.

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Drink a Beer. Save a River.

Jun 1st, 2012  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

Drink a Beer. Save a River.

Until July 7, for each 12-pack of Pale Ale and Sierra Nevada’s seasonal beer purchased, the company will donate a portion of proceeds to Western Rivers Conservancy.

In its fourth year, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company's Wild Rivers campaign is dedicated to helping preserve vital waterways. Since its start in 2009, Sierra Nevada has donated more than $250,000 to river conservation partners across the country, including more than $100,000 to WRC.

This summer, raise a...

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Conserving a Vital Link in the Northern Sierra Nevada

Dec 1st, 2011  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

Conserving a Vital Link in the Northern Sierra Nevada

In the northern Sierra Nevada foothills, Deer Creek is a nearly pristine dam-free haven for fish and wildlife that winds through more than 50 miles of chaparral, blue oak groves and grassy hills. A rarity in California for its strong runs of steelhead and spring Chinook, Deer Creek is also one of the precious few rivers that hold hope for restoring the Sacramento River’s endangered salmon and steelhead runs. On December 8, California’s Wildlife Conservation Board approved...

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