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2016


Riverlands Newsletter

2016 Fall - Issue 37
Effort on the Salmon River Gains Momentum; A River in the Redwoods of the Big Sur Coast; Preserving a Lifeline for the Verde River; A Project for People on the Rio Grande; Conserved: Little Joe Creek
2016 Summer - Issue 36
Effort Launched to Save a Puget Sound Salmon Run; Preserving Bird Habitat on the Rio Grande; Decade-Long Effort on Oregon's Hood River; First Salmon Sanctuary Lands Transfer to Yurok Tribe
2016 Spring - Issue 35
WRC Boosts Efforts to Recover Idaho's Salmon River; Blue Creek One Step Closer to Completion; Effort Now Underway on Upper Rio Grande; Conserving an Oasis in the Mojave Desert

Press Releases

October 5, 2016

October 5, 2016

Western Rivers Conservancy and the Sawtooth National Forest have successfully conserved 619 acres of land along Pole Creek, one of the Sawtooth Valley’s highest priority salmon spawning streams and a key tributary to the Salmon River.
October 4, 2016

October 4, 2016

WRC and the Bureau of Land Management have successfully protected 120 acres of fish and wildlife habitat along Little Joe Creek, an important salmon and steelhead bearing tributary to Oregon’s Sandy River.
September 30, 2016

September 30, 2016

WRC conveyed 19 acres along Fossil Creek to Coconino National Forest. The transfer completes the Fossil Creek National Wild and Scenic River corridor and conserves the last unprotected reach of this unique mineral-laden stream.
July 18, 2016

July 18, 2016

The San Luis Valley Conservation Fund, a partnership between Colorado Open Lands, Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust, Western Rivers Conservancy and the LOR Foundation, announced its first round of grant awards for organizations working in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.
June 21, 2016

June 21, 2016

Great Outdoors Colorado awarded a $2.8 million “Protect Initiative” grant to Western Rivers Conservancy and the Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust last week to conserve more than 18,000 acres of critically important riverlands.
April 18, 2016

April 18, 2016

WRC and Hood River County conserve 103 acres at Punchbowl Falls, creating a new county park along the Hood River.