A better path forward

By putting analytics, coordinated funding, and measurable results at the heart of ALL conservation, we can rebuild the resilience of our freshwater ecosystems.

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Here are the different ways we fix rivers.


Spotlight on Strauss Ecological Services, adding native...

Collaboration is critical, because achieving our mission is impossible without it. Partnerships with

July 19, 2022

Blue Forest Conservation and The Freshwater Trust...

The Freshwater Trust (TFT) is partnering with Blue Forest Conservation, a nonprofit creating

June 14, 2022

Federal Bill to Increase Effectiveness of Restoration...

The Freshwater Trust (TFT) is proud to report that one of the bills

June 8, 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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