Friday, October 03, 2008

 

USA Wild and Scenic Rivers Act - celebrate the 40th anniversary of the legislation.

Festival at Mary Laveroni Community Park in Groveland, Tuolumne County, California, 04oct2008.


Saturday October 4, 2008. "This FREE festival will take place at the Mary Laveroni Community Park in downtown Groveland from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This family event will feature something for everyone, including games and free T-shirts for the kids, special visits by Smokey Bear, Woodsey Owl, and Frances Fish, educational booths, live animals from river areas, fabulous local food, workshops, speakers, and great live music by The Trespassers."


Learn about our wild rivers and those who have worked so hard to preserve them !!

"Forty years ago, as more and more of our nation's rivers were being dammed and diverted; congress passed the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act ... created a process to protect our most outstanding rivers in a free flowing state for the enjoyment of present and future generations."

Additional information:
Celebration of Wild and Scenic Rivers on Oct. 4, 2008 in Groveland, CA - YubaNet.
America's Wild and Scenic Rivers - National Geographic Society, 1983 - book review.
America's Wild & Scenic Rivers - American Profile 18may2008.
USA National Wild and Scenic Rivers System - rivers.gov.
California River Conservation & Water Supply Policy - BRT Insights.

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