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Sandal Up! A Partnership for Our Rivers

Jun 30th, 2014  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

Sandal Up! A Partnership for Our Rivers

We are very excited to announce a new partnership with FishPond and Chaco! FishPond creates top-notch fly fishing and outdoor gear, and Chaco has long been known for its indestructible river sandals. So it makes sense that the two companies are teaming up to produce the perfect river sandals—and teaming up with WRC to protect some of the country’s most treasured streams.

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The Rio Roosevelt

Jun 23th, 2014  |  Written by Jon Roush

The Rio Roosevelt

About rivers, Theodore Roosevelt was passionate. That passion changed the character of rivers, landscapes, and life in the Western U.S. More about that later, but first an illustrative and remarkable story. A hundred years ago, Roosevelt co-led a small group that explored Brazil’s intimidating Rio da Duvida (River of Doubt), a tributary of a tributary of a tributary of the Amazon on the eastern slopes of the Andes. The expedition was historic, tumultuous, and, as it happened, murderous.

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