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Protecting Our Nation's Rivers

Each river listed on America’s Most Endangered Rivers provides key benefits for its communities, whether clean drinking water, jobs and recreation opportunities that benefit our economy, or a special piece of natural heritage for future generations.

Can you take the next step by helping other rivers listed on America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2013?

1. Colorado River

Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
Threat: Outdated water management
At Risk: Recreation economy, water supply, and wildlife habitat

2. Flint River - Georgia residents

Georgia
Threat: Outdated water management
At Risk: Water supply for communities, farms, recreation, and wildlife

3. San Saba River

Texas
Threat: Oudated water management
At Risk: River flow for ranchers, citizens, and lakes

4. Little Plover River - Wisconsin residents

Wisconsin
Threat: Outdated water management
At risk: Fish habitat and water supply

5. Catawba River

North Carolina, South Carolina
Threat: Coal ash pollution
At risk: Drinking water and recreational enjoyment

6. Boundary Waters

Minnesota
Threat: Copper and nickel mining
At risk: Recreation economy, drinking water, and wildnerness

7. Black Warrior River

Alabama
Threat: Coal mining
At risk: Drinking water quality and fish and wildlife habitat

8. Rough & Ready and Baldface Creeks

Oregon
Threat: Nickel mining
At risk: Pristine rivers, wilderness, botanical diversity, and recreation

9. Kootenai River

British Columbia, Montana, Idaho
Threat: Open-pit coal mining
At risk: Water quality and survival of rare fish and wildlife

10. Niobrara River

Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming
Threat: Improper sediment management
At risk: Property, crops, and public safety

Special Mention: Merced River

Location: California
Threat: Intentional flooding of a Wild and Scenic River
At risk: Wildlife habitat and recreation economy