Water, the resource upon which all life depends, covers almost three-quarters of the planet . Throughout the history of the natural world, water sources have been the centers of life, providing habitat and sustenance for animals and plants alike. The groups that follow are doing important work to protect our waters – rivers, oceans, wetlands, aquifers and vernal pools – from the destructive effects of damming, diversion, development and pollution.
Total given in this category in fiscal year 2013: $1,257,738
209 SW Oak Street, Suite 300
Portland, Oregon 97204-1511 United States
The River Network connects more than 2,000 organizations working to protect America�s most vital natural resource � water � with programs that empower grassroots leaders to create effective local organizations that restore rivers and other waters that sustain the country�s health.
11675 SW Hazelbrook Road
Tualatin, Oregon 97062 United States
Tualatin Riverkeepers helps protect and restore Oregon�s Tualatin River system, building watershed stewardship through education, public restoration, access to nature and advocacy work.
P.O. Box 101
Roseburg, Oregon 97470 United States
Umpqua Watersheds fosters the protection and restoration of the ecosystems of the Umpqua Basin watershed and beyond through education, training and advocacy campaigns.
721 NW Ninth Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, Oregon 97209 United States
The Wild Salmon Center promotes the conservation and sustainable use of wild salmon ecosystems across the Pacific Rim by identifying science-based, pragmatic solutions to sustain wild salmonids and the human communities and livelihoods that depend on them.
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