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June 4, 2024

Water quality. Without high-quality water, many of the “outstandingly remarkable values” for which rivers are protected in the National Wild & Scenic Rivers System wouldn’t exist. In fact, for...

May 8, 2024

One of the first rivers added to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (October 23, 1975), part of Little Beaver Creek is now Ohio’s 147th – and newest – nature preserve. 

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October 17, 2023

This summer, a number of Partnership Wild and Scenic Rivers participated in the Dragonfly Mercury Project, collecting samples of dragonfly larvae to be tested for mercury by the U.S. Geological...

August 2, 2023

Winter river trips are special, but let’s face it, you’re tired of winter and ready for the summer season—fishing, swimming, plowing through Class IV whitewater, tubing, even searching for shark...