River Network envisions a future of clean and ample water for people and nature, where local caretakers are well-equipped, effective, and courageous champions for our rivers.
June 2018 Issue of River Voices
Welcome to the June 2018 edition of River Voices. This issue features results from our long-standing World Environment Day (celebrated this year on June 5th) partnership with Anheuser-Busch, plus an introduction to Zak Lance, River Network’s Community Engagement Manager. Check out funding opportunities for River Network members, plus the latest webinars and resources. Read the issue.
River Network’s NEW searchable water protectors map helps communities and local water supporters connect. Search it, link to it, share it, and embed it on any website! Plus find designated Wild & Scenic Rivers across the U.S. (If your water organization is not already on the map, sign up for a free River Network membership to be included.)
River Network created the River Heroes Award in 2001 to recognize and celebrate individuals whose efforts to protect and restore their local rivers and waters have been extraordinary in scope, scale, impact and heart. “Everyone needs a hero to inspire us to dream bigger, to do more, and to never give up,” says Nicole Silk, President of River Network. Read about this year’s winners.
In early 2017, River Network started a two-year project in Colorado to grow the number of local coalitions that are interested, ready and capable of undertaking comprehensive Stream Management Plans in alignment with the state’s recently adopted water plan. Learn more.