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Located in the southwest portion of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan and the northern portion of Indiana, the St. Joseph River Watershed spans the Michigan-Indiana border and empties into Lake Michigan at St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, Michigan. Being a bi-state watershed, little coordinated effort concerning its management has been undertaken.

Published in Lake Michigan
Saturday, 13 October 2012 00:00

Anacostia Watershed Society

The mission of the Anacostia Watershed Society is to protect and restore the Anacostia River and its watershed communities by cleaning the water, recovering the shores, and honoring the heritage.

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Our MISSION is to have healthy source waters throughout the Assiniboine River Watershed.

Our VISION is citizens and communities of the Assiniboine River Watershed working together to protect the source waters of the Assiniboine River; its tributaries and aquifers within the watershed.

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Welcome to the Climate Change Adaptation Planning for Northwest Skeena Communities project website. This is a 2 year project, which began in December 2009 and is funded through the Future Forest Ecosystem Scientific Council. The project is led by Coast Tsimishian Resources, LP and Brinkman Forest, with the support of an interdisciplinary team of researchers and advisors.

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The consensus building approach used in this visioning process established multiple priorities aimed to achieve and maintain a healthy Conewago Creek Watershed.

Published in Susquehanna
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 00:00

Conewago River Conservation Plan

The Conewago Creek drains 510 square miles of steep mountain terrain, broad agricultural valleys, lush deciduous and coniferous forests, and several growing communities. As one of the largest subwatersheds within the Lower Susquehanna River drainage, the Conewago Creek has potential to greatly affect the condition of the Chesapeake Bay.

Published in Susquehanna
Monday, 26 August 2013 00:00

Don River Watershed Plan

The Don River Watershed Plan builds on the hard-won gains made to date in protecting, regenerating and taking collective responsibility for this abused but still beautiful feature of our natural heritage. It marks the next stage in the revitalization of the Don into a healthy urban river that will enhance and support The Living City of the future.
Published in Lake Ontario
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00

El rio Nanay, fuente de vida

Published in Napo-Nanay
Tuesday, 10 April 2012 08:28

Encuentro Rio Daule

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WWF defines a free-flowing river as any river that flows undisturbed from its source to its mouth, at either the coast, an inland sea or at the confluence with a larger river, without encountering any dams...

Published in Madeira
Friday, 17 May 2013 04:59

Friends of the Cedar River Watershed

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Engaging people to enhance and sustain watersheds through restoration, education, and stewardship.

Friends of the Cedar River Watershed (The Friends) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in 1996 and dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Cedar River/Lake Washington Watershed and all the communities within its boundaries.

Sunday, 30 September 2012 00:00

Huron River Watershed Council

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The Huron River is considered to be the cleanest urban river in Michigan. Much of the credit for this status goes to the Huron River Watershed Council and the persons who saw the need for the river’s protection. Even though the Council has no enforcement powers, it has accomplished its goals through the use of technical data, factual information and citizen stewardship to influence decisions made by various local agencies, businesses, and individuals.
Published in Lake Huron
Monday, 30 January 2012 02:54

Introduction to Conservation & Ecology

Introduction presentation to my new series of Vlogs and presentations on conservation and ecology.

Published in Conservation & Ecology

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The intention of this website is to serve as a source of information regarding the environmental aspects of the Kuskokwim river. The Kuskokwim River is the longest free flowing river in the USA, and a rich region that Yup'ik and Athabaskan peoples rely on for their subsistence activities.

Published in Northern Coast
Friday, 28 September 2012 15:02

Lake Erie Region Conservancy

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The Lake Erie Region Conservancy (LERC) was formed in 2000 as a local, non-profit, membership-supported organization dedicated to the identification, conservation and protection of the Lake Erie region’s unique natural and cultural resources. LERC also promotes research, education and sustainable development.

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Formed in 1980 as an alternative to designation of the river into the National Wild and Scenic River System, the Mississippi Headwaters Board (MHB) works to protect and preserve the first 400 miles of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. A joint powers board of Clearwater, Beltrami, Cass, Hubbard, Itasca, Aitkin, Crow Wing and Morrison Counties,...
Published in Mississippi Headwaters
Thursday, 09 February 2012 16:33

Mitchell River Watershed Management Group

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The Mitchell River catchment in Tropical North Queensland, Australia, spans 72,000 square kilometres (the size of Tasmania) across the base of Cape York Peninsula. It incorporates five major river systems: the Mitchell, Alice, Palmer, Walsh and Lynd, and involves four local governments;

Published in Mitchell
Friday, 11 October 2013 00:25

Mt. Kenya East Pilot Project

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MKEPP is an acronym for Mt. Kenya East Pilot Project, a GOK/IFAD funded community project that aims to reduce poverty around the Mt. Kenya and the Tana River catchment basin through sustainable natural resource management practices. MKEPP has been labeled a 'Pilot Project' due to the unique nature of it's operations since its the only IFAD funded project that employs the natural resource management approach...

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The Onon River, which flows through Mongolian territory into the Amur through the Shilka River, is an important catchment area forming the headwaters of the Amur/Heilong River - the longest undammed river in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Pactos por la Cuenca del Río Chinchiná es una iniciativa creada para la recuperación y conservación de la cuenca del río Chinchiná desde un abordaje integral que contempla los aspectos ambientales, económicos y sociales, para lograr la sostenibilidad de los recursos naturales, mejorar los medios de vida de los habitantes y fortalecer los procesos participativos y de toma de decisiones para la gestión de la cuenca.
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Thank you for your interest in Tongariro National Park and in our work in support of this special dual World Heritage site. Project Tongariro (Tongariro Natural History Society Inc) was established to promote a wider understanding of the natural processes and human history of Tongariro National Park.
Published in Waikato

La Subcuenca río Quindío hace parte de la Cuenca del río La Vieja, asiento principal de poblaciones, localizada en el extremo nororiental del la misma, de igual forma está haciendo parte de la Unidad de Manejo de Cuenca (UMC) río Quindío, instrumento de regionalización que para la Corporación Autónoma Regional del Quindío, CRQ permite por parte del Departamento planificar el territorio en procesos ambientales.

Published in Armeria
Wednesday, 28 December 2011 14:52

Rio Grande-Watershed Management

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The Lower Kinabatangan region is rich in biodiversity, with waterlogged and dry forests, saline and freshwater swamps, and limestone forests. It has around 1,000 plant species and 50 mammal species, including primates, many endemic to the region.

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In a time of declining wild salmon populations, diminishing biodiversity, and climate change pressures, Rivers Without Borders promotes and protects the extraordinary ecological, wildlife habitat, and cultural values of the transboundary watersheds of southeast Alaska and northwest British Columbia. These include the Tatshenshini-Alsek, Chilkat, Taku, Whiting, Iskut-Stikine, and Unuk river systems.

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The San Joaquin River Restoration Program (SJRRP) is a comprehensive long-term effort to restore flows to the San Joaquin River from Friant Dam to the confluence of Merced River and restore a self-sustaining Chinook salmon fishery in the river while reducing or avoiding adverse water supply impacts from restoration flows.

Published in San Joachim
Friday, 28 October 2011 03:54

Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition

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“Cultivate a sustainable future from a sustainable environment rooted in culture and a wild salmon ecosystem.” The Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition was founded in 2004 by a diverse group of people living and working in the Skeena river watershed. Our board of directors and membership reflects the broad interests of the people in this region.
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The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is an agency with a mission - management of the water resources of the basin under comprehensive watershed management and planning principles.
Published in Susquehanna

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The Blackwood Basin Group is a non-profit, community-based organisation that coordinates environmental management within the Blackwood River Catchment. The catchment is divided into nine Landcare Zones and the NRM (Natural Resource Management) activities, undertaken in these Zones are coordinated by Natural Resource Management Officers (NRMOs) in direct collaboration with community groups and landholders.
Published in Darling Range
Thursday, 10 April 2014 00:00

The Fund for Lake George

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Special Protection for a Special Place : Located about 50 miles north of Albany, Lake George is known internationally for its crystal-clear waters with a depth of up to 200 feet. It is considered to be among the clearest and cleanest large lakes in the world. Rich in natural and cultural history, Lake George is 32 miles long and up to 2.5 miles wide.

The aim of the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC) is to promote within the community and through interested sectors, a common view of a sustainable and productive catchment. Key roles which promote the MRCCC’s nonregulatory and cooperative approach in achieving this aim have been determined.

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In 1997, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and the Department of Interior formed a unique partnership with the goal of developing a shared approach for managing the Platte River. Water users from the three states and local and national conservation groups joined the effort. Together, these stakeholders developed an innovative approach for improving the management of the Platte — for the health of the ecosystem and the people that depend on it.

Published in Platte
Friday, 09 November 2012 00:00

The Santa Ana Watershed Association (SAWA)

The Santa Ana Watershed Association (SAWA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that strives to restore the natural habitat of the Santa Ana River watershed. We are a leader in removing invasive species in the watershed to conserve water and provide habitat for the native species in the area. Our biologists monitor a variety of species including the endangered Least Bell’s Vireo.

Tuesday, 05 June 2012 14:03

The Santa Fe Watershed Association

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The Santa Fe Watershed Association works to return the Santa Fe River to a living river, from the headwaters in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the Rio Grande, balancing human uses with natural resource protection within the Santa Fe River watershed.

Published in Upper Rio Grande
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 09:45

The Siuslaw Institute

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The Siuslaw Institute, Inc, was founded in 1994 as a locally-based, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the “sustainable improvement of community and habitat in the Coast Range of Oregon, particularly in the Siuslaw River Basin.” In 2004, the Siuslaw Basin Partnership won the Thiess International Riverprize and was encouraged by the International Riverfoundation to "twin" with another country to share expertise in restoring waterways. Other interesting links on the same topic by clicking on "read more".

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The Smith River Alliance is a watershed organization with offices on the Smith River, near Crescent City, California. Founded in 1980, the mission of the organization is to provide for the long-term protection, restoration and stewardship of natural resources in the Smith River watershed. SRA efforts focus primarily in the Smith River watershed, ...

Saturday, 12 January 2013 00:00

The Upper Souris Watershed Association

The Upper Souris Watershed Association is an independent, non-profit organization that has been developed to implement the key action items from the Watershed Protection Plan. The USWA was incorporated as a non-profit on February 24, 2010. The watershed protection plan has been developed under the leadership of Saskatchewan Watershed Authority by holding meetings with local watershed advisory committees.
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"Bay Area watersheds need a helping hand—yours. We all live in a watershed. At home, at work or at your child’s school, chances are that water is trickling and gushing underfoot, flowing into the San Francisco Bay. Our watersheds connect us to each other and to the entire Bay Area. Everything we do—from mountaintop to marsh—affects our water and wildlife, our air and soil quality, our families and communities."
Published in San Francisco Bay
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 08:14

Tungtong River Conservation Project

Published in Laguna de Bay
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Upper Thames River Conservation Authority

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The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) was the sixth Authority formed in Ontario, being created by Order in Council on September 18, 1947. The UTRCA covers the upper watershed of the Thames River, an area of 3,482 square kilometres. The watershed is mainly rural except for the larger urban centres of London, Stratford and Woodstock and has a total population of approximately 485,000.
Published in Lake Erie

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The primary activity of the organization is to provide technical and planning services for the protection, conservation, and restoration of watershed resources for the well being of communities and society. The WCRC provides specialized assistance concerning watershed resource issues to a variety of organizations including; watershed groups; local, state and federal governments; non-profit organizations; conservation districts; and other entities that request assistance.

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Welcome to the website for the Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County (WCVC). The coalition is comprised of a consortium of local cities, wholesale and retail water agencies, special districts, the County of Ventura, and non-governmental agencies interested in promoting and implementing integrated regional water management planning efforts in Ventura County.

Welcome to the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council!

The Upper Deschutes Watershed Council seeks to protect and restore the upper Deschutes River watershed through collaborative projects in watershed stewardship, habitat restoration and community awareness.

Published in Deschutes
Friday, 30 August 2013 08:43

Welcome To Tweed Forum

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“Working together to protect the Tweed and its tributaries” : Tweed Forum was formed in 1991 "to promote the sustainable use of the whole of the Tweed catchment through holistic and integrated management and planning". In close partnership with our members, Tweed Forum works to protect, enhance and restore the rich natural, built and cultural heritage of the River Tweed and its tributaries.
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The Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the 92 SWCD supervisors represent over 450 volunteers across the state. These men and women, along with staff at the local level, work with landowners in the country, cities and towns, and the land areas in between.

Published in Lake Michigan

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Published in Verde

Yellowstone River Conservation District Council (YRCDC) is made up of representatives from twelve conservation districts bordering the main stem of the Yellowstone River. Conservation districts have over 60 years experience successfully working and cooperating with private individuals, groups, and agencies to conserve Montana’s natural resources.

Published in Yellowstone

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