River Partners' mission is to create wildlife habitat for the benefit of people and the environment.

  
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Mission

 

To create wildlife habitat for the benefit of people and the environment.

Company Details

 

River Partners, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation is a non-voting membership corporation with a 10-member board of directors. State Lic. #858059 C27.

Corporate Values

 

Environmental Stewardship, Community, Integrity, Leadership.

Specialties

 

Restoration planning, riparian habitat restoration, monitoring & research, land acquisition, agriculture, education & outreach, nonstructural floodplain management.

Awards

 

Innovations

 
  • Application of agricultural techniques to ecological restoration.
  • Large-scale habitat restoration with high wildlife values.

When founded

 

1998 as "Sacramento River Partners"

Name changed

 

Name changed to "River Partners" in 2002 when our work expanded to the San Joaquin River.

Geographic scope

 

Our work spans more than 11 watersheds in California, such as the Sacramento, San Joaquin, Feather, Tuolumne, Merced, Stanislaus, Mokelumne, Bear, Otay, Kern and Lower Colorado.

Statistics

 
  • One million trees and shrubs have been planted to date
  • Over 8,000 acres have been put into restoration
  • $78 million have been invested in restoration and conservation activities.

Annual Budget

 

FY’13 is $7 million; annual Payroll of $2.2 million; 30 full-time employees

Donations

 

River Partners, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation, accepts donations. Private donations aid with developing and planning conservation projects, monitoring and research, securing matching grants, and supporting general operations. We have adopted “A Donor Bill of Rights” as a good faith policy for our supporters, as recommended by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. River Partners does not share or sell its mailing or donor list.

Leadership

 
  • John Carlon, President
  • Irv Schiffman, Board Chair

For more information see our full FACTS sheet.