Resources

Welcome to our Resource Library! Here you can search through River Network’s large compilation of publications, newsletters, tools, templates, and recorded webinars. The resources included here are intended to help you advance your work and spark innovation and new ideas. We hope you find some things that help!

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  • Recreational Uses in the Delaware River: Laying the Foundation

    Program: Clean Water
    Resource Type: Publications, Reports

    Our day-to-day lives and the focus of our work is affected by the regulatory environment in which we live. A relatively small proportion of the general population is aware of such terms as “designated uses,” “antidegradation,” and “impaired waters,” ye… View Resource

  • Data Products and Vizualization Tools

    Program: Clean Water, Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    River Network, Academy of Natural Sciences, and Stroud Water Research Center introduce options for data products and visualization tools available to the Delaware River Watershed Initiative. In this introductory webinar, you’ll learn about ANS’ availab… View Resource

  • Using “Waste in Our Waters: A Community Toolkit for Aquatic Litter Removal”

    Program: Clean Water, Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    “Waste in Our Waters: A Community Toolkit for Aquatic Litter Removal” is a step-by-step guide for addressing litter in your community, both before and after it reaches your local waterway. River Network is proud to provide this free to access, easy to… View Resource

  • Get Out the Vote 2020 Resources

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Publications, Webinar

    Due to COVID-19, the 2020 General Election will be like no other. In typical years, many NGOs work to make sure their audiences are motivated to vote, are registered to vote, and know where and how to vote. Now, with COVID-19, there’s a new, crucial ro… View Resource

  • Planning Virtual Meetings and Conferences

    Program: River Rally, Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Connecting people is a key element of how River Network and groups across our Network carry out our missions. And yet, COVID-19 has forced many of us to move our long-planned meetings and conferences to a virtual space. River Network and members of our… View Resource

  • Hosting Virtual Events: Tips & Insights from Virtual River Rally

    Program: River Rally, Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Publications

    Connecting people is a key element of how River Network and groups across the national network of water protectors carry out our missions. In 2020, COVID-19 forced many of us to move our long-planned meetings and conferences to a virtual space, introdu… View Resource

  • Waste in Our Waters: A Community Toolkit for Aquatic Litter Removal

    Program: Clean Water
    Resource Type: Publications

    Waste in Our Waters: A Community Toolkit for Aquatic Litter Removal is a step-by-step guide for addressing litter in your community, both before and after it reaches your local waterway.  River Network is proud to provide this free to access, easy to u… View Resource

  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Racial Justice Resources for Nonprofits

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Publications

    River Network believes all people have a right to clean and safe water, and the right to feel safe everywhere. We are committed to inclusion as one of our core values and to promoting a sense of belonging for all, regardless of race. We recognize that… View Resource

  • Drinking Water Resources

    Program: Drinking Water
    Resource Type: Publications

    Some 13.8 million U.S. households (almost 12%) face unaffordable water bills while water utilities struggle to fund maintenance or replacement of aging pipes. We will expand understanding of the causes and circumstances of today’s crisis, develop and d… View Resource

  • Community Organizing Roundtable: Discussion Takeaways & Resources

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Publications

    Below is a summary of the issues and topics discussed by over 36 participants from 31 organizations during River Network’s Organizing Remotely Roundtable discussion, held on April 29, 2020. How are you changing up how you talk about your issues or pivo… View Resource

  • Best Practices for Fundraising in a Crisis

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Click here to download slides. During this Coffee/Lunch Roundtable hosted on 4/15/20, Lisa Runkel, River Network’s Philanthropy Manager, presented on “5 Fundraising Essentials During COVID-19.” During the presentation she shares five ways she stays con… View Resource

  • Pandemic Resources for Nonprofits

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Publications

    As we continue to practice physical distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19, many organizations are transitioning to remote work, cancelling or postponing events, wondering how to remain inclusive and equitable, and dealing with new anxiety and stre… View Resource

  • Advocacy 103 Planning + Resources = An Effective Campaign

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Building upon the information learned in the first two of this three part series, we will provide you with a step by step process to prepare for and launch an effective issue campaign. Learn tips and tricks for outlining your campaign plan, how and why… View Resource

  • Advocacy 102: Boards + Advocacy = A Winning Strategy

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Thinking about dipping your organizational toe into the world of advocacy or expanding your advocacy work? This online training builds upon the webinar short, “Yes You Can: Advocacy Basics for Beginners,” seen above. In this full-length live webinar, w… View Resource

  • Webinar: Anti-Displacement Strategies: Environmental Restoration… Meet Affordable Housing

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Building on the first two webinars in our series on gentrification and displacement that (1) defined the issues and (2) showed how to use data to track them, this recorded webinar focuses on the most effective strategy to preventing displacement: prote… View Resource

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