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4 Actions to Help Reduce Pollution in America’s Rivers

By Ryan Fliss

We have over 3.5 million miles of rivers in the United States, and all of them are in trouble. If you’re reading this, chances are you enjoy rivers for their recreational value—maybe you like fishing, rafting, swimming, or relaxing on a peaceful bank. Rivers are so much fun, it’s easy to forget they’re not just for …


From Thrill to Chill: Two Adventures on the Arkansas River

By Ryan Fliss

The lofty peaks of The Rocky Mountains demand your attention across much of Colorado. But at ground level, you’ve got the Centennial State’s rivers, which can offer just as much adventure. The Arkansas River, which originates in the Colorado Rockies, is one of the most popular rivers in the entire country.


Walk, Wade, and Float on the Arkansas River

By Ryan Fliss

There’s nothing quite like spending a hot summer day on a cool river with a fishing pole in hand—nothing to disturb you but the sounds of nature, and nothing to do but wait for a tug on the line. On the Arkansas River in Colorado, you’ll find this kind of quiet natural beauty everywhere you … Co


Make Your Next Adventure with Friends a Weekend Rafting Trip

By Ryan Fliss

Summer is here, and if you’re eager for new adventures, we have two words for you: river rafting. It’s the ultimate way to enjoy all that summer has to offer with sunshine, friends, and a river for cooling off when it gets too warm. If you’ve never been on a river rafting trip before, it might …


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How to Get Involved in Protecting Our Country’s Public Lands

By Ryan Fliss

Public land is at the core of our nation’s identity, and yet today those very lands are under constant threat of exploitation and extinction. If you love the outdoors, this probably isn’t news to you. Here are a few figures that capture exactly what we’re arguing about in this debate: In the United States, public lands …


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