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2014 Spring - Issue 30
Big Mammals, Rare Trout and a National Scenic Trail; WRC Expands “Chahalpam” for Imperiled Fish and Wildlife; Recovery Efforts Continue on Key Salmon Stream; One Step Closer to Re-watering the “Little Cim”

2013 Fall - Issue 29
Big Gains on Blue Creek and the Klamath River; WRC Opens New Access on Upper Yampa; Adding More Land to the Dominguez-Escalante NCA; Catherine Creek, Oregon: New Project for Salmon and Steelhead

2013 Summer - Issue 28
A Vision Realized on Oregon's John Day River; Conservation Milestone at Cross Mountain Canyon; Restoring a Watershed in the Idaho Panhandle; Hope for Salmon and Steelhead on North Santiam

2013 Winter- Issue 27
Protecting Gateway to Yampa River Canyon Country; Historic Conservation & Recreation Corridor Nears Completion; Forging Conservation Path in Colorado; Wenatchee River Stronghold Protected

2012 Fall - Issue 26
WRC Launches Project on the Legendary Salmon River; Passageway for Salmon and People in the Sierra Nevada; Prized Frontage Added to National Conservation Area; Reviving Oregon's Coho Powerhouse

2012 Spring - Issue 25
Conserving Vital Links in the Sierra Nevada; Creating a Willamette Valley Sanctuary; WRC Projects Receive Land and Water Conservation Funding; Prime Eastern Oregon River Access Forever Conserved

2011 Fall - Issue 24
Dawn of a New State Park on the John Day River; Internationally Important Bird Refuge Expanded; Exceptional Salmon Stream Protected; Preserving the Heart of the Sandy River Fishery

2011 Summer - Issue 23
Victory on the Klamath! ; Project Launched on North Santiam River; Second Property Purchased on Bear River; Four More Miles of Gunnison Purchased; Plans Move Forward for New State Park
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Riverlands Express


July 2014
Thirtymile Creek, Oregon

July 2014
Big Sheep Creek, Washington

July 2014
FishPond and Chaco Partnership

February 2014
Klamath River, California

February 2014
Catherine Creek, Oregon

February 2014
Little Cimarron River, Colorado

July 2013
Yampa River, Colorado

July 2013
North Santiam River, Oregon
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Events


Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show

February 21, 2014

Visit with Western Rivers Conservancy at the Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show on February 21st, 22nd & 23rd.
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Press Releases

Oregon’s Newest State Park Opens Next Week on the John Day River

September 18, 2013

Western Rivers Conservancy and OPRD conserve 16,000 acres along the West’s longest free-flowing river.
On the Yampa River, New Public Access and a Sanctuary for Fish and Wildlife

July 26, 2013

The entrance to Cross Mountain Canyon and 2.5 miles of the Yampa River immediately upstream have been permanently
Rare Willamette Valley Salmon and Steelhead Habitat Protected

June 5, 2013

On the North Santiam River, Western Rivers Conservancy and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde permanently conserve two miles of outstanding riverlands.
Western Rivers Conservancy Announces New President

February 25, 2013

Western Rivers Conservancy (WRC), the West’s leader in river conservation through land acquisition, announced a smooth transition
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Secures 400 Additional Acres

June 5, 2012

A 400-acre inholding along the Gunnison River in the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area is now in public hands.....
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Launches ‘Wild Rivers’ Campaign

June 4, 2012

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.—a pioneer in sustainability and craft brewing—announced today the launch of “Wild Rivers.”
Lower Deer Creek Falls - Protected at Last

April 2, 2012

Western Rivers Conservancy and the Northern California Regional Land Trust announced today the permanent conservation.....
State makes final purchase for land to create Cottonwood Canyon State Park

October 13, 2011

The Western Rivers Conservancy conveyed the final phase of land to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to create Cottonwood Canyon State Park.
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