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

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

This is the last webinar in a four-part series celebrating American Rivers’s designation of the Delaware as the nation’s River of the Year, American Rivers President Tom Kiernan and American Rivers Mid-Atlantic Director of Clean Water Supply Jen Adkins introduced 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.

Thanks to our presenting sponsor, Pennsylvania American Water.

Recordings of all episodes are archived on the press release page announcing the series.