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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  • Tips for Reviewing and Commenting on the State Integrated Report Under the Clean Water Act

    Program: Clean Water
    Resource Type: Publications

     The Clean Water Act (CWA) requires that each state establish water quality standards to meet the goal to “restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation’s waters” (33 U.S.C §1251(a)). The water quality standards la… View Resource

  • Putting Data to Action: Community Science, Partnership, and Advocacy for a Healthy Schuylkill River

    Program: Clean Water
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Join River Network as we learned how Bartram’s Garden staff, high school interns, and volunteers have worked together to use their water quality data, primarily collected for public boating safety, to advocate for action at the state level. In this web… View Resource

  • Adapting Fundraisers to Virtual Events

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    COVID-19 forced many organizations to cancel or transition their annual fundraisers to online events. As you prepare for your own event, take an opportunity to hear from West Michigan Environmental Action Council and Cahaba River Society about their ow… View Resource

  • Building Online Connectivity

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Learn about building online connections and a sense of community from experts across the country. On January 27, 2021, staff affiliated with Groundwork USA, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Urban Waters Learning Network, and River Network shared how we… View Resource

  • Budgets in the Time of COVID

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Organizations of all sizes faced challenges in 2020 and will likely feel the impacts in 2021 and beyond. In this River Network Roundtable, which took place on October 28, 2020, we discussed budget approaches to use to develop a base case and scenarios… View Resource

  • Cybersecurity During COVID-19

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Did you know that over 90% of cybersecurity attacks begin with a phishing email? At a time when the workforce is transitioning to a virtual workspace, the number of phishing attempts have grown 667%! Are you feeling overwhelmed as your organization rel… View Resource

  • COVID-19 Safety Guidance for In-Person Events – How to Safely Clean Up Litter

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Tools and Templates

    As the public health situation and precautions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic evolve daily, and as more Americans become vaccinated for all in-person river cleanups or other restoration projects, River Network offers the following guidance. Most… View Resource

  • Canvassing 101

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Tools and Templates

    Learn the basics of Canvassing, including effective strategies, a check list of must-bring items, staying safe, and COVID-19 recommendations.

  • Tools for Equitable Climate Resilience: Community-Led Research

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Tools and Templates

    With the support of the Kresge Foundation, River Network embarks on the journey of exploring climate resiliency strategies and equitable engagement of communities in climate resilience work. Here, you’ll find the second of a two-part toolkit presenting… View Resource

  • 2020 Trends Report: Our Water, Our Future – State of River and Watershed Protection

    Program: Ample Water, Clean Water, Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Publications, Reports

    The 2020 Trends Report Our Water, Our Future – State of River and Watershed Protection outlines current conditions of waterways in the US. including opportunities and threats to water quality and quantity, and provides an analysis of the diversity of t… View Resource

  • Data Visualization Tools: Google Data Studio

    Program: Clean Water, Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    This web training will introduce participants to Google Data Studio, a free service that allows users to easily create and host live data dashboards, reports, and other data visualizations on your website. The training will cover how to access, format,… View Resource

  • Tools for Equitable Climate Resilience: Fostering Community Leadership

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Tools and Templates

    With the support of the Kresge Foundation, River Network embarks on the journey of exploring climate resiliency strategies and equitable engagement of communities in climate resilience work. Here, you’ll find the first of a two-part toolkit presenting… View Resource

  • Water Quality Standards of the Delaware River Basin

    Program: Clean Water
    Resource Type: Webinar

    The objective of the Clean Water Act is to maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of our Nation’s waters (CWA section 101(a)). What exactly does that look like for the Delaware River Basin? This session discusses water quality standa… View Resource

  • Drinking Water: Community Action & Advocacy

    Program: Drinking Water
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Join River Network and our community partners from around the Great Lakes for conversation about how to take action on drinking water in your community to ensure clean, safe, and affordable water for all. Speakers: – Alicia Smith, Junction Coalition of… View Resource

  • Navigating End of the Year Giving in 2020

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Hear from River Network fundraising staff and other professionals in the field as they share advice and best practices for end of year giving to help finish the year strong and propel your organization into 2021. Additional Resources Donor Advised Fund… View Resource

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