Conservation Impact Since 2018
Riparian Habitat Restored
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
Switching crops, saving rivers
Photo courtesy of Chip Norton Chip Norton is happiest when he is out on the river. While his passion for kayaking has taken him throughout the western US and Alaska, he is the first to admit that it is the Verde River, his home river, that remains his favorite. The...
Giant reed a massive menace along the Verde River
"Before" - Friends of the Verde River One of Arizona’s few remaining perennial rivers, the Verde, is home to an amazing diversity of wildlife. Nearly half of the state’s bald eagle nest territories are located along the river. Roughly 10 percent of Arizona’s rarest...
Forever Our Rivers grants $200,000 to key tributaries of the Colorado
Rivers are easy to exploit and it’s not just plastic and fertilizers that are damaging rivers across the Southwest. Invasive species are also particularly troublesome. One path to keep our rivers flowing is to remove invasive species and nurture native species...