American Rivers’ Hydropower Reform Coalition is a consortium of more than 160 organizations working alongside agencies, industry, tribes, and communities to restore and protect rivers across the West. This Western Conservation grantee works to educate the public and policymakers about threats to rivers, and inform the federal and state licensing process and policies governing dams across the country, toward improving water quality, providing better passage for salmon and other fish species, increasing recreational and economic opportunities, and providing overall protection of critical watersheds. (Western Conservation Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections.)
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Grants to this Grantee
for the Hydropower Reform Coalition
Founded in 1992, the Hydropower Reform Coalition is a diverse consortium of more than 160 national, regional, and local conservation and recreation organizations dedicated to protecting and restoring rivers affected by hydropower dams. Working together, the coalition has protected or restored thousands of river miles, thousands of acres of watershed land, and countless opportunities for boating, fishing, and other recreational experiences. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections.)
for support of the Hydropower Reform Coalition
American Rivers’ Hydropower Reform Coalition is a consortium of more than 150 conservation and recreation groups focused on protecting and restoring rivers from harm caused by dams. With this grant, the coalition would focus on using the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s dam relicensing process and the designation of wild and scenic rivers to protect 3,000 river miles in California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.