Lower Bear Creek Dam and Falls, WA Photo by Rich Bowers

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From American Whitewater   7/19/2022

Deerfield Fest August 6th: All Together Now

From Idaho Rivers United   7/12/2022

White House releases new reports on salmon recovery

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Tribal Resources › Videos   12/17/2020

Guardians of the River

In this film by American Rivers and Swiftwater Films, Indigenous leaders share why removing four dams to restore a healthy Klamath River is critical for clean water, food sovereignty and justice. 

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Presentations and trainings › Videos   4/13/2022

Michigan Dam Safety Post-Edenville and Sanford Failures

Recommended reading › Tribal Resources   1/18/2022

Tribal Spotlight: Konkow Valley Band of Maidu Indians

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Silver Lake P-11478

 Active Conventional Hydro

FERC project name: Silver Lake

This is an original license under Part I of the Federal Power Act (FPA), to continue operation and maintenance of its unlicensed 2.2-megawatt (MW) Silver Lake Hydroelectric Project located on Sucker Brook in Addison County, Vermont. Although the project does not occupy any federal land, it is surrounded by the Green Mountain National Forest.

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