America's Rivers has released its most endangered river list for 2020.
The upper Mississippi River is critical to the nation’s economy and is a globally significant ecosystem. However, climate change is driving more intense rainstorms, leading to more frequent and prolonged flooding in the Upper Midwest.
America's Most Endangered Rivers of 2020
Upper Mississippi River
Lower Missouri River
Big Sunflower River
South Fork Salmon River
Okefenokee Swamp & St Marys River
Lower Youghiogheny River America's Rivers is a national advocacy group that works closely with local river advocates, business and agriculture interests, recreation groups and others.