River Facts

"The story of what we did to rivers is the story of migration, of meeting a growing nation's needs, of ingenuity in squeezing wealth from the land, of technology, of politics, of governmental growth, of disregard for the natural world, and of homogenization on the land..." Tim Palmer
To understand the river and be able to appreciate it's brilliance, it helps to learn some basic facts and concepts about the river. It is also importance to learn the history of the river system as we know it. By learning about the river, it helps us to better understand it's importance.