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 2021 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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Acres restored since 1998
Priority species protected
10 billion+
Gallons conserved since 1998
$2 billion+
Ecological value created

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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Latest News

New York Times Features River Partners

River Partners and its conservation allies are restoring critical habitat around the state to save the western monarch butterfly.

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Healing California's Delta

In partnership with the CA Dept. of Water Resources, River Partners completed one of the largest Bay-Delta freshwater tidal marsh restorations in state history.

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It's Up To Us

We've got to act quickly when it comes to the climate. That's why we aim to double our restoration acreage of carbon-consuming trees in the next decade.

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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