American River Conservancy
is a grassroots nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect and
enhance natural habitats where biodiversity can flourish; and to
promote, through environmental education, a broad ethic of stewardship,
assuring healthy ecosystems now and for future generations.
American River Watershed Group
is a consortium of governmental agencies, environmental groups, and
interested individuals who are working towards integrated resource
management to preserve the special characteristics of this magnificent
American River Natural History Association
(ARNHA) is founded on the premise that open space and contact with the
natural world benefit the community and are essential to our quality of
life. We endeavor to promote understanding of Sacramento's outdoor world
and the complex relationships of people, plants and animals in our
American River Parkway Foundation
exists to support the preservation, maintenance, enhancement and
appreciation for the natural resources of the American River Parkway
Founded in 1973, American Rivers mission is to preserve and restore
America's river systems and to foster a river stewardship ethic.
American Whitewater Affiliation
The mission of the American Whitewater Affiliation is to conserve and
restore America's whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to
enjoy them safely.
California League of Conservation Voters
is the nation's largest and oldest state political action committee for
the environment. Founded in 1972, the League mobilizes California
voters to support environmentally responsible candidates and issues, and
serves as a watchdog to hold elected officials accountable to the
The mission of California Trout is to protect, preserve, and restore
wild trout, native steelhead, and their waters in California and to
provide high quality angling adventures for the public to enjoy.
California Wild Heritage Campaign The goal of the California Wild Heritage Campaign is to protect California's remaining publicly owned wild lands and rivers.
Clearwater Hudson River Sloop
conducts environmental education, advocacy programs and celebrations to
protect the Hudson River, its tributaries and related bodies of water,
and to create awareness of the estuary?s complex relationship with the
Committee for Green Foothills
(CGF) is a community-based organization that advocates the protection
and preservation of environmental integrity in the San Francisco Bay
Area. For over 30 years, CGF has been influencing land-use decisions and
policy making in order to protect and preserve scenic resources,
wildlife habitat, watersheds, riparian corridors, and wetlands.
Friends of the Kings River was
formed in 1973 in opposition to the proposed Dinkey Creek Hydroelectric
Project, and believes the river should be protected in its present
Environmental Defense Fund
works in teams to find solutions to environmental problems. From water
to wildlife, from toxic chemicals to tropical rainforests, EDF chooses
the important areas where people can make a difference in defending the
Environmental Water Caucus was
formed in 1991 to facilitate the involvement of environmental, civic,
recreational, and commercial fishing organizations in achieving
sustainable water management solutions for California.
EPA office of Wetlands, Oceans & Watersheds
A comprehensive site for information regarding pollution run-off,
wetlands, restoration techniques, water quality assessment and watershed
European Rivers Network
The aim of ERN and RiverNet is to interconnect all forces working for
living rivers and to provide world-wide information on river-basins,
ecological projects on rivers organisations (especially NGOs) working on
Foothill Conservancy Works on Mokelumne River issues. Newsletters with Moke articles are on site as text files.
For the Sake of the Salmon
assists watershed groups throughout Washington, Oregon, and California
with the development of their technical and organizational capacity
through the FSOS website, electronic newsletter, and workshops.
Friends of the South Fork Kings River
is a non-profit association with a mission to conserve and preserve the
natural resources in the South Fork Kings River watershed.
Hydropower Reform Coalition
Founded in 1992, the Coalition is a consortium of national, state, and
local conservation and recreation organizations working to reform
national hydropower policies and to achieve improvements to rivers
altered by hydropower dams.
International Association for Environmental Hydrology
(IAEH) is a worldwide association of professional environmental
hydrologists. IAEH was founded to meet the needs of the professional
environmental hydrologist, in particular those working in the area of
environmental cleanup, restoration, and pollution prevention.
(IRN) works to halt the construction of destructive river development
projects and to promote sound river management options worldwide.
for Rivers: NOR seeks to clarify public rights on rivers, address public
and private land usage along rivers, conserve the land along rivers, and keep
enough water in rivers to keep them healthy and usable for navigation and
National Wildlife Federation
The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to educate, inspire
and assist individuals and organizations of diverse cultures to conserve
wildlife and other natural resources and to protect the Earth's
environment in order to achieve a peaceful, equitable and sustainable
Protect American River Canyons
(PARC) is an Auburn based grassroots educational group dedicated to the
preservation of the wilderness, recreational, cultural and historical
values of the American River and its Canyons for all to enjoy. PARC
sponsors the Confluence Festival, outings and river cleanups.
Restore Hetch Hetchy Organization devoted expressly to removing O'Shaugnessy Dam.
River Network River Network's mission is to help people organize to protect and restore rivers and watersheds.
Sacramento River Preservation Trust
SAVE - Save The Vaal Environment Campaign to prevent SASOL mining the banks of the VAAL river in South Africa
is a non-profit member-supported, public interest organization that
promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public
policy decisions--legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.
Sierra Nevada Alliance
is a regional coalition of grass-roots and other regional orgs working
on environmental issues and community-building in the Sierra. Latest
newsletter features articles on watershed restoration.
South Yuba River Citizens League
(SYRCL) is a community-based educational non-profit organization
committed to the protection and preservation of the entire Yuba River
Southeast Environmental Association
is a community stakeholder group in the Cardigan Bay Region that
focuses on the marine environment, the bays and estuaries, and the
watersheds that flow into them.
is a national organization focused on conserving, protecting and
restoring North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust works to promote the stewardship of
the Tuolumne River and its tributaries to promote a healthy watershed.
Upper Sacramento River Exchange was
founded after the Cantara Loop Spill killed more than 30 miles of the
Upper Sacramento River in 1991. The organization works to educate local
residents about river ecology and the values of the river.
Water Environment Federation is the preeminent organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment.