Connecting Rivers and Communities

We fund partners in ecologically and culturally significant watersheds.

Million Dollars

Conservation Impact Since 2018

Acres

Riparian Habitat Restored

Individual

Educational River Experiences

"With funding from Forever Our Rivers, we are able to remove invasive plants along the Dolores River and revegetate and steward these areas with native plants. Together, we are making a difference." - Shannon, RiversEdge West 

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What is an aquatic macroinvertebrate, anyway?

What is an aquatic macroinvertebrate, anyway?

Photo by Katie Burandt As you probably know, “aquatic” means water and “macro” means big—at least big enough for you to see without a microscope. “Invertebrate” means without a backbone.  Macroinvertebrates are excellent indicators of water quality. They also...

Recovering with rivers

Recovering with rivers

Photo courtesy of Casting for Recovery In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, please meet one of our river partners, Casting for Recovery. This incredible organization helps breast cancer survivors enjoy authentic, therapeutic connections with nature. Breast...

Pair of beavers return to headwaters

Pair of beavers return to headwaters

Photo courtesy of Eli Smith Mimicking beaver activity, volunteers have been working for weeks in Colorado’s high country. A grant from Forever Our Rivers helped Crested Butte’s High Country Conservation Advocates recruit 55 energetic volunteers who helped wetland...