Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The Chetco—one of nation's most endangered rivers

June 2, 2010 - American River’s released its America’s Most Endangered Rivers™ report to spotlight the nation’s ten most imperiled rivers. Southwest Oregon’s National Wild and Scenic Chetco River, threatened by proposals to mine almost half it’s length, is the 7th most endangered river in the nation.  Ask the Obama Administration to withdraw the Chetco River from the Mining Law and read recent editorials.
  • Go to American Rivers and help save the Chetco by sending a letter to the Obama Administration.
  •  Go to Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands, send an email to the Obama Administration asking them to withdraw the Wild and Scenic Chetco River and Rough and Ready Creek and Baldface Creek.
  • Go to Save Our Chetco "how you can help" page and write a quick note to Representative DeFazio, Senator Wyden and Senator Merkley. 
  • Please keep checking back to this site for news and additional things you can do to help save the Chetco River. 
See recent editorials and media - Chetco in the news (updated June 7, 2010).