Celebrating 40 Years of Impact

Join us for our 40th anniversary celebration at Immerse! An in-person party with a purpose on June 1st in Portland, OR.

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Here are the different ways we fix rivers.


Combining technology and financial tools in new ways to...

For more than a decade, The Freshwater Trust has relied on our “Quantified

May 23, 2023

Celebrating Past and Future Impacts for Freshwater:...

The Freshwater Trust’s history is long and winding. It started with advocacy and

May 10, 2023

Q&A with Marley Gaddis, Grants Manager

It takes time and money to implement our vision for freshwater. Each year

May 8, 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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