Rapid Creek Receives National Attention as One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers.

National Press ReleaseLocal Black Hills Press ReleaseDownload Press Releases. “America’s Most Endangered Rivers is a call to action to save the rivers our nation depends on for clean drinking water, a strong economy, and connection with each other and the natural world,” Bob Irvin, President and CEO of American Rivers. NATIONAL PRESS RELEASE: Washington, DC … Continue reading Rapid Creek Receives National Attention as One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers.

Forest Service Says Gold Exploration Can Move Forward!

This is the Decision Memo from James Gubbels, the Forest Service's District Ranger for the Mystic Ranger District, about the Golden Meadows gold exploration project near Rockerville.  According to the Forest Service, the project can move ahead.  Besides reading this document to find out why, you can read all of our comments and the Forest … Continue reading Forest Service Says Gold Exploration Can Move Forward!

How Rapid Creek in the Black Hills links to Rapid City’s water supply

- and why we must protect it from destructive mining. Featured on South Dakota Standard - Dr. Lilias Jarding writes: Mniluzahan (Rapid Creek) is the source of Rapid City’s and Ellsworth Air Force Base’s water supply. It also supplies water for reservations, rural areas, and irrigation systems along its route to the Cheyenne River and … Continue reading How Rapid Creek in the Black Hills links to Rapid City’s water supply