Written by: Zach Collier
Editor’s note: Today’s guest blog is a part of the America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series highlighting the Rogue and Smith rivers in Oregon and California. Our guest blogger is Zach Collier, a river guide, photographer and owner of the Northwest Rafting Company. Zach has a special place in his heart for these beautiful wild rivers. Join us as we celebrate the Rogue and Smith rivers in Oregon and California throughout September, and be sure to take action before the deadline of September 25!
My passion for Southwest Oregon’s rugged and remote Kalmiopsis Country began with kayak trips down California’s North Fork of the Smith River, whose headwaters begin in the. . .Read More
The Columbia River may very well top the list in a conversation about iconic western river systems. Deemed the second most endangered river by American Rivers, the flows and eddies of the Columbia are far different than the ones paddled by Lewis and Clark in this nations first great western adventure…Read More
Written by: John Guider, with notes by Jon Bash
Editor’s Note: The on-ramp to the country’s oldest “highway” system was nothing more than a downward sloping dirt bank for the artist/photographer John Guider as he set out on an. . .Read More
Our friends at American Rivers announced their annual list of irreplaceable U.S. waterways that face serious threats in 2015…Read More
photo by photo: Pete McBride
We recently announced the Orvis Angler’s Choice Award to benefit American Rivers’ most endangered rivers.
To make it more fun, we are randomly selecting one voter each week for four weeks to win a $50 gift card. At the close of voting on May 20th, we will select one grand prize winner from among the voters who will be awarded a Helios 2 outfit of his or her choice.
We are pleased to announce our first two $50 Orvis Gift Card winners:
Ernie B. of Wimaumaa, FL
Charles H. of Scranton, PA.
Congratulations! If you didn’t win this time, don’t worry – you’re still in the running for two more gift cards and the Helios 2 outfit. If you haven’t voted and entered yet, what are you waiting for?Read More