Native tree by native tree, acre by acre, River Partners is growing a resilient future for people, wildlife and our planet. Our partnerships and on-the-ground action bring new life to freshwater ecosystems at a pace and scale that matter. Read our Annual Impact Report.

Together with our partners, we are restoring rivers to rebuild critical habitat for imperiled species, strengthen local communities, conserve precious water resources, expand green jobs, flood safety and healthy open space, support productive farmland, and store carbon in fast-growing river forests.

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18,000+
Acres restored since 1998
58
Priority species protected
10 billion+
Gallons conserved since 1998
$2 billion+
Ecological value created

Latest News

AP News Features River Partners

We're helping nature reclaim its natural floodplains, which means better flood resistance and rejuvenation of natural habitats.

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San Francisco Chronicle Features River Partners

We're leading the largest coordinated monarch recovery initiative in the west to keep the population from disappearing, and this spring we're seeing signs of success.

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Dos Rios May Become California's Newest State Park

Our 2,100-acre Dos Rios Ranch is slated to become California's next state park—in the park-starved San Joaquin Valley.

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Featured Projects

Urgent Action to Save Monarch Butterflies

We’re working with government and science partners to reintroduce western monarch habitat statewide at the largest coordinated scale in the West.

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Rewilding the Heart of the San Joaquin Valley

Dos Rios Ranch Preserve is the largest public-private floodplain restoration project in California history—and a model for green infrastructure that benefits wildlife, natural resources, and communities.

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Rescuing a Town from Chronic Flooding

A first-of-its-kind restoration that protects an economically disadvantaged community from devastating floods while restoring critical habitat for native birds, endangered salmon, and other wildlife.

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Join Us

Solutions at scale are more urgently needed than ever. We welcome you to learn more about our projects near your community, contact us with partnership and strategic restoration opportunities, or support our work.

River Partners work has been a boon to the Central Valley's river forest ecosystems, once the richest wildlife habitat in the state. Their rigorous scientific approach has helped bring back wildlife species once believed permanently lost.

- James Irvine Foundation, Leadership Award