"Friends of Blackwater works to protect and promote natural beauty, diverse creatures, unique heritage, and the outdoor recreation economy in the Mid-Atlantic Allegheny Highlands -- home to the magnificent, 10,000-acre Blackwater Canyon – West Virginia’s “Scenic Crown Jewel.” Our professional staff and grass-roots citizen advocacy are a strong force for responsible conservation and sustainable progress in the Highlands. "
Friends of the Napa River (FONR) was established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in early 1994. We have worked together with our members and partners through the years on many different Napa River related issues such as flood protection, boating, fishing, watershed restoration, river access and trails, river research, festivals, watershed education, and riverfront development.
"We are a 501(c)3 organization on a mission to change the way we all think about our relationship with water. We want to bring awareness to the plight of
the Big Sioux River and encourage our community to start making river-healthy choices. By working with both rural and urban residents of eastern South
Friends of the Kaw (FOK) serves the Kansas River, known locally as the Kaw. The Kaw is the largest prairie watershed in the world. The river originates at the junction of the Smoky Hill and Republican Rivers and runs more than 170 miles to meet the Missouri in northeast Kansas. The Kaw provides drinking water for 800,000 people.