Pecos River | Photo courtesy of Amigos Bravos / Jim O'Donnell
Pecos River | Photo courtesy of Amigos Bravos / Jim O'Donnell

America's MostEndangered Rivers®of 2021

Announcing America's Most Endangered Rivers® of 2021

Tom Kiernan, President of American Rivers, joined local partners and national voices to highlight the biggest threats to rivers in 2021, and discussed why a future of clean water and healthy rivers means prioritizing environmental justice.

Snake River | Photo by Carl Zoch

Snake River

Save salmon. Honor treaties. Invest in the future of the Pacific Northwest.
Snake River | Photo by Carl Zoch

Speak up for environmental justice

America's Most Endangered Rivers of 2021 underscores how threats to rivers are threats to human health, safety and survival. The people most impacted are also leading efforts to save their rivers and lands. “If we want a future of clean water and healthy rivers everywhere, for everyone, we must prioritize environmental justice.” - Tom Kiernan, President, American Rivers
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Buffalo National River | Photo by Angela Peace

A History of Success

Your advocacy turns endangered rivers into success stories
Buffalo National River | Photo by Angela Peace