Guest Blog: Protecting the Places We Love

Like bears emerging from hibernation, we’re shuffling out into the sun and marveling at snowmelt, rising rivers, bird song, and those first buttercups winking up at us from the forest floor. We’re pulling out maps and plotting trips into this grand ecosystem with Hells Canyon at its heart. If you’re a river rat daydreaming of rafting, fishing, or simply hiking, camping or picnicking streamside, maybe you’re already reciting the list of 20 rivers that our friend and longtime HCPC champion Charlie Jones compiled to illustrate what Hells Canyon Preservation Council works to protect. I’m going to list them now. As you read, please pause whenever the river name triggers a memory. What is it that

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