Our rivers need a revolution.

We leverage analytics to achieve quantified results at a whole new scale.

New Uplift Report

Here are the different ways we fix rivers.


McKenzie Watershed Council staff on float trip down the McKenzie River. Photo courtesy of McKenzie Watershed Council.

Partner Profile: McKenzie Watershed Council

Working with trusted partners in watersheds across the West is invaluable to fulfilling

March 14, 2023

Native Plants and Why They Matter

River temperature is a vital element of the overall health of river ecosystems.

March 13, 2023

Forecasting impact of pressurized irrigation-system...

The Freshwater Trust published a study in Water Resources Research detailing a graph-theoretic

March 10, 2023

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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