Rivers Connect Us (Video)

American Rivers envisions a nation where wild rivers are protected, developed rivers are managed to restore river health and community well-being, and clean, plentiful water is available and accessible to people, fish, and wildlife.

Translating this national vision to California, American Rivers works to ensure the state is a leader in implementing innovative policy and management decisions that restore and protect the benefits that rivers provide to society. Specifically, this includes taking action to prioritize floodplain restoration by giving rivers more room to exhibit natural flow patterns, sustaining riparian corridors, and reducing the risks of flooding on California’s communities.