The time is now to preserve both the quality to and access of our waterways, as well as to protect them from corporate water-privatization efforts which would lead to worldwide injustice and probably some wars.
I support both american whitewater and american rivers (www.amrivers.org
). American Rivers is a great organization that focuses more on preserving rivers' health and ecological integrity, decomissioning dams and lobbying to set wide-sweeping federal policy which will protect waterways for years to come. More paddlers should support them....check 'em out: