We have never been — nor ever will be — an organization that just goes through the motions. We’re catalyzing transformational change that will allow us to see ecosystems achieve resilience within our lifetimes. This report is proof of that.

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Here are the different ways we fix rivers.


The Streamside Series

A Report Representing Momentum

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

October 26, 2021

The Freshwater Trust Supports New Federal Bill to Focus...

TFT applauds Senator Ron Wyden’s Watershed Results Act, Released Today  PORTLAND, OR, September 22,

September 22, 2021

Riparian project planted in early 2021 in area along McKenzie River burned by the Holiday Farm Fire in fall 2020. New trees are replacing the fire-killed tree canopy (center foreground). Riparian forests are the last barrier before sediment, excess nutrients, and pollutants enter this drinking water source.

Streamside Restoration Continues in McKenzie after...

The McKenzie River has a reputation to uphold. The 90-mile tributary of the

July 21, 2021

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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