Water is Life! / ¡El Agua Es Vida! Ríos to Rivers' triumphant arrival to the mouth of the Klamath River
Ríos to Rivers arriving to the Pacific Ocean after a six day river-trip expedition down the Río Baker, in Patagonia, Chile
Ríos to Rivers being welcomed to the town of Requa at the mouth of the Klamath River by Yurok Tribe girls singing traditional songs
Ríos to Rivers at the scout for the famous Lava Falls Rapid during their 12 day kayak trip in the Grand Canyon
Ríos to Rivers students prepare to take part in a stream restoration project at Ukonom Creek on the Klamath River
From the Andes to the Pacific Ocean: Ríos to Rivers' triumphant arrival to the mouth of the Río Baker.
Ríos to Rivers students visiting Copco 1 Dam; one of the four Klamath River dams slated for removal in 2021
Ríos to Rivers paddling on the endangered Río Baker
Ríos to Rivers putting on the Río Baker for the five day trip to the Pacific Ocean
The Revolution will be Restorative, Ríos to Rivers students talk about their experiences traversing the Klamath Basin to a crowd in Requa, CA
Ríos to Rivers students celebrate a beautiful and colorful day on the Río Baker in Patagonia, Chile
Ríos to Rivers participating in the 59th birthday for the remote and rural town of Cochrane, Patagonia, Chile
To inspire the protection of rivers through youth-focused experiential and educational cross-culture exchange programs, where underserved students are empowered to become informed stewards and ambassadors for their rivers and the communities who depend on them.
Ríos to Rivers' bold new goal
When the largest dam removal in history takes place on the Klamath River in 2021, Ríos to Rivers will bring youth representatives, from rivers throughout the world to the Klamath to witness the demolition of the dams and continue their educations to explore why functioning dams are being removed to restore the health of the river, fish populations and the livelihoods of the local communities.
How we will achieve this goal?
Over the next three years, leading up to the removal of the dams, Ríos to Rivers is conducting a series of in-country exchanges between rivers in Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Chile, Peru and the United States. We will then select two of the most committed student ambassadors from each river basin to travel to the dam removal celebration in 2021.
The first of these preparatory exchanges starts this January, 2019
Ríos to Rivers will connect 20 youth from Chile's Maipo, Ñuble, Biobío, Futaleufú, Baker Basins and Argentina's Santa Cruz River Basin.
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Learn More About Ríos to Rivers
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