Idaho Rivers United

Idaho Rivers United is a conservation organization representing all who love the freedom, adventure and solitude of Idaho’s rivers. Our mission is to protect and restore the rivers of Idaho.

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Kevin Lewis

News from Idaho Rivers United

River Conservation and the Fight For Equality – #BlackLivesMatter
June 1, 2020

“Rivers treat all of us the same and demand your respect in return. A river doesn’t place your worth on the color of your skin, your sex, or any identifier; instead, rivers only care that you leave them as good or better than you found them. We all could learn much from a river.”

Spring Chinook Update: Low Numbers & Fishing Closures
May 20, 2020

ItThe spring Chinook season of 2020 has seen dismal returns into Idaho thus far that have resulted in fisheries closures in the state. As of May 19th, only 8,468 adult fish have crossed Lower Granite Dam…

EPA Releases Overdue Plan for Hot Water Killing Salmon in Columbia-Snake Rivers
May 19, 2020

After two decades, the EPA has released a long-overdue plan to address hot water killing salmon in the Columbia and Snake River.