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Community Engagement Webinar

Are you engaged with a community stakeholder group along your river corridor? Do you want to learn more tips and tools to continue to engage this diverse and dynamic group of stakeholders?

Join American Rivers, and our partner on the Waccamaw River Christine Ellis, on December 16th at 11 am MT/1 pm ET for an interactive webinar where you will learn ways to increase participation in you stakeholder group, while having engaging and meaningful conversations to further recreation and river conservation along your local river. Read more…

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Webinar: Developing and making the most out of a corporate sponsorship program – Tuesday, November 18

Are you looking for new tools and a refresher course on developing new or making more out of your corporate sponsorship program? Join us on November 18th at 11am MT for an interactive webinar where you will learn the best practices for getting the most out of a corporate program and cultivating potential supporters.

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Ashley River Sweep | Bob Jackson

Ashley River Sweep A Success!

This is a guest blog from Howard Bridgman. American Rivers and a diverse group of local partners are developing a Blue Trail for the Ashley River in South Carolina. Guest blogger Howard Bridgman, former Summerville Town Council member and founding member of the Ashley Scenic River Advisory Council, writes about our work to connect local communities to the river through recreation and finding ways to ensure its long-term health.
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Eagle River | Brett Hockmuth

Colorado’s River Economy

Rivers are key economic drivers here in the United States. Not only do we rely on them for shipping channels, power and agricultural irrigation, but we also rely on them significantly for recreation and the associated economic benefits that communities receive. Read more…