Wild and Scenic Rivers Archives - State of the Planet

Giant blue/white glacier ice juts out of a cool blue lake. A blue raft with several people onboard is dwarfed in the ice's presence.

Glacier Melt to Redirect Alaska’s Alsek River, Endangering World-Famous Rafting Route

As a glacier in southern Alaska melts, a major river is likely to shift course within the next decade, putting the future of local fisheries and a popular rafting path at risk.

by |April 15, 2021
A river flows over various rocks and is surrounded by coniferous trees and mountains in the background

Protecting Yellowstone’s Waters: Proposed Legislation Would Safeguard More of Montana’s Rivers

Montana Senator Jon Tester has proposed a bill that would add 17 rivers to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.

by |February 26, 2021