[WEBINAR] Dam, Dam Go Away: A Wild and Scenic Vision for America’s Rivers

April 1, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
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[WEBINAR] Dam, Dam Go Away: A Wild and Scenic Vision for America’s Rivers

Delaware River with waves in foreground and forested banks in background. Photo by Tim Palmer.

Photo: Tim Palmer

Federal Protections for the Free-Flowing Delaware River

When: April 1, 2021, 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Where: Online via Zoom video conferencing. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Join us for the final webinar in our four-part series celebrating the Delaware River! Tom Kiernan, President of American Rivers, and Jen Adkins, Mid-Atlantic Director of Clean Water Supply for American Rivers, will introduce presentations by experts in the policy and science of dam removal including the story of a Wild and Scenic River.

  • David Moryc, senior director, Wild and Scenic Rivers and Public Lands Policy at American Rivers, will share the story of Wild and Scenic River designation as a policy mechanism and how these policies affected dam removal and prevention throughout the Delaware River basin.
  • Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., associate research scientist at Stroud Water Research Center, will explain the ecological impact of dams in the Delaware River basin and how nature responds to their removal.
  • Alan Hunt, director of policy and grants at the Musconetcong Watershed Association, will tell the story of the Wild and Scenic Musconetcong River.

Did You Miss the Previous Episodes?

Webinar recordings are available!

  • Episode 1: The Intersection of Science and Policy for Clean Water and a Healthy River
  • Episode 2: From Cities to Suburbs to Farms: How Innovative Water Management Helps River Health
  • Episode 3: The Journey From River To Faucet: How Collaboration Between States Ensures Adequate Drinking-Water Supply Across the Delaware River Basin

Thank You to Our Presenting Sponsor

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