The problems impacting our rivers are fixable.
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With innovation and new technologies, we can calculate the ecological outcomes of restoration projects, allowing smarter restoration to happen faster.
Research & Technology
As the nation’s first water trust, we work collaboratively with landowners to keep more water in our rivers and streams.
Whether planting trees to cool streams, reintroducing river meanders, or creating log jams, we apply strategic solutions to improve water quality and restore critical habitat.
When a regulated entity needs a compliance solution, we can help. We offer natural infrastructure solutions that benefit the environment, while saving ratepayers money.
Paul Fortino doesn’t remember Michigan as the “Water Wonderland” it’s sometimes called today.
November 12, 2019
After 36 years of working on rivers in the West, we’ve refined our
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Results come in many forms – the total pounds of pollutants kept out
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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.