"The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries." – René Descartes, Discourse on Method and Related Writings
Bates, Sarah F., David H. Getches, Lawrence J. MacDonnell, and Charles F. Wilkerson. 1993. Searching Out the Headwaters: Change and Rediscovery in Western Water Policy. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.
Boling, David M. and River Network. 1994. How to Save a River. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.
Clemings, Russell. 1996. Mirage: The False Promise of Desert Agriculture. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, California.
Coyle, Kevin J. 1988. The American Rivers Guide to Wild and Scenic River Designation: A Primer on National River Conservation. American Rivers, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia.
Curtis, Christopher. 1992. Grassroots River Protection: Saving Rivers Under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Through Community-Based Protection Strategies and State Action. American Rivers, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia.
Diamant, Rolf J., Glenn J. Eugster and Christopher J. Duerksen. 1984. A Citizen's Guide to River Conservation. The Conservation Foundation, Washington, District of Columbia.
Echeverria, John D., Pope Barrow, and Richard Roos-Collins. 1989. Rivers at Risk: The Concerned Citizen's Guide to Hydropower. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.
Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force. 1996. Protecting Floodplain Resources: A Guidebook for Communities. Washington, District of Columbia.
Frost, Peter M. K. 1993. "Protecting and Enhancing Wild and Scenic Rivers in the West." Idaho Law Review, vol. 29, no. 2. College of Law, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.
Getches, David H. 1990. Water Law in a Nutshell. Nutshell Series, West Publishing Company, St. Paul, Minnesota.
High Country News, eds. 1987. Western Water Made Simple. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.
Hoose, Phillip M. 1981. Building an Ark: Tools for the Preservation of Natural Diversity Through Land Protection. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.
Hunt, Constance Elizabeth. 1988. Down by the River: The Impact of Federal Water Projects and Policies on Biological Diversity. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.
Miller, Arthur P., Jr., and Marjorie L. Miller. 1991. Park Ranger Guide to Rivers and Lakes. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
National Park Service. 1989. Economic Impacts of Protecting Rivers, Trails, and Greenway Corridors. San Francisco, California.
Palmer, Tim. 1996. America By Rivers. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.
Palmer, Tim. 1986. Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movement. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.
Palmer, Tim. 1994. Lifelines: The Case for River Conservation. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.
Palmer, Tim. 2017. Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon.
Pollak, Daniel. 2005. Impacts of the California Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. California Research Bureau, Sacramento, California.
River Conservation Fund. 1977. Flowing Free: A Citizen's Guide for Protecting Wild and Scenic Rivers. Washington, District of Columbia.
Watanabe, Anne. 1988. "Two Decades of River Protection: A Report on the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System." Paper prepared for the Conference on the 20th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Washington, District of Columbia.
Whitaker, Doug, Bo Shelby, William Jackson, and Robert Beschta. 1993. Instream Flows for Recreation: A Handbook on Concepts and Research Methods. National Park Service, Washington, District of Columbia, and Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.