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Here’s to ya, Wild and Scenic Rivers!

Our friends at American Rivers are celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Since this means conservation of many miles of prime boating waters, we at Chine bLog heartily join in the toast!

2007 top-10 most endangered American rivers list released

American Rivers has released its annual list of 10 most endangered American rivers. I don’t personally know any of these, but I am going to take a guess that most of these a valuable boating rivers that need care.

Freeing rivers seems to increase property values

In good news for boats who prefer a natural run of river with plentiful native fish and wildlife, recent research put out by American Rivers gives economic heft to go with natural beauty. In two recent studies, one by a professor at my alma mater, Bates College in Lewiston, ME, property values seemed to be [...]

Interesting video – “Restoring the Elwha”

American Rivers has an interesting video out on restoration of the Elwha River in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula. Looks like it will recreate a nice river for boating, particularly if one likes mixing fishing with their boating. There is also a snippet of a nice native canoe.