Our rivers need a revolution.

The adoption of anything world-changing begins by shining a spotlight on what’s possible.

New Uplift Report

Here are the different ways we fix rivers.


Response to Historic Flooding in Cosumnes Watershed

The recent, and ongoing, historic flooding in California’s Cosumnes watershed is a significant

January 13, 2023

Oregon Utility Launches Compliance Phase of Water...

The Freshwater Trust (TFT) has taken a big step with water quality trading

November 10, 2022

The Streamside Series

Report: Transparency & Transformational Change

We hope you enjoy the tenth edition of the Uplift Report and after you do,

October 30, 2022

You give. We make it count.

Fixing rivers on a timeline that matters requires strategic action, bold outcomes and an economy that’s aligned with the environment. Your gift will go directly to helping The Freshwater Trust change the course of conservation.

Our results speak for themselves.

A mention from the President
We're the nation's #1 water trust
Our proprietary software SpringBank has a US patent
We won the US Water Prize
We've helped to create the nation's largest restoration fund
We're the largest restoration group in the Pacific Northwest

Land Acknowledgement

We respectfully acknowledge that the restoration and conservation projects of The Freshwater Trust (TFT) take place on traditional lands of Native American people. Against their will and under the banner of progress, Native communities were forcibly removed from the same land where we now live and work.​

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