Our Mission

Western Rivers Conservancy protects outstanding river ecosystems throughout the western United States. We acquire land to conserve critical habitat, provide public access for compatible use and enjoyment, and cooperate with other agencies and organizations to secure the health of whole ecosystems.

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Our Projects

Our river conservation efforts have protected tens of thousands of acres on over 50 western streams. Our current conservation priorities include land acquisitions on California's lower Klamath River, the Salmon River in Idaho, the John Day River in Oregon, the Gunnison River in Colorado and the Hood River in Oregon.

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Save Blue Creek!

Help us save Blue Creek! WRC is creating a cold-water salmon sanctuary on the Klamath River, in the heart of the California redwoods. Now through January 2nd, we are trying to raise $5M to help us bring this incredible project to the finish line. Contribute at savebluecreek.com, or learn about other ways you can support WRC.

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