River Voices Archive – 2021

Explore River Voices, River Network’s monthly digital newsletter. In every issue you’ll find fresh thinking on water issues, upcoming events and learning opportunities, and success stories from across the network.

Below, read the issues from 2021 or access newer issues, and subscribe to receive new issues of River Voices directly to your inbox. If you would like to have the great work of your organization shared across the network, click here to submit your success story.

Welcome to the December 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re highlighting groups’ efforts to towards equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), through external programs on Wild & Scenic Rivers and through internal efforts advancing EDI within organizations. Plus, explore our new report with WaterNow Alliance on building partnerships with your local water utility!

Welcome to the November 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, learn how local groups are implementing River Network’s Waste in Our Waters toolkit and how you can replicate their lessons learned in your community.

Welcome to the October 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, explore community-centered water planning efforts, from what we’ve learned in San Antonio and Arizona on ensuring Integrated Water Management Planning addresses equity concerns, to Stream Management Planning in Colorado, and more.

Welcome to the September 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re diving into water policy under the Biden Administration and new Congress so far and there’s just one month left to join or renew your River Network membership at a 20% discount.

Welcome to the August 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re exploring equitable resilience through the lens of Community-Led Research. Plus, it’s membership discount time AND we have River Rally 2022 dates! Join or renew and enjoy a 20% discount on your yearly membership dues, then save big on Rally.

Welcome to the July 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re sharing progress from our work at the intersection of healthy rivers and agricultural landscapes. Plus, sign up for our Equitable Water Infrastructure Boot-Camp by July 26.

Welcome to the June 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re debuting our new Equitable Infrastructure Toolkit. We’re also sharing our staff’s internal plans and learning around Juneteenth. Plus, our gratitude for another inspiring River Rally!

Welcome to the May 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re exploring what community looks like for the network today – from local events that encourage individual action for community waterways, to online information sharing and connection. Plus, River Rally is just a few weeks away!

Welcome to the April 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re taking a look at the state of water access and affordability one year into the pandemic and sharing our excitement for Action Day for Clean Water and RiversPlus, register for River Rally by April 15 to take part in the mentorship program!

Welcome to the March 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re exploring how individuals, organizations, and communities can achieve more by working together and introducing the new “Community-Led Research Toolkit for Equitable Climate Resilience“. Plus, apply for a River Rally scholarship before the deadline on March 12!

Welcome to the February 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re reflecting on lessons learned from four organizations in the Great Lakes basin that modified their drinking water campaigns in response to COVID-19. Plus, join River Network’s new online community and register for River Rally 2021!

Welcome to the January 2021 edition of River Voices. This month, we’re looking back at water policy highs and lows from 2020 and sharing the findings of our 2020 trends report, “Our Water, Our Future: State of River and Watershed Protection.” Plus, River Rally 2021 registration opens next week!