Alphabetical Listing of Links

Alphabetical listing of environmental and river groups, and other sites with information relating to the Catawba River and other rivers with similar issues.

ALinville Falls

Allegheny Watershed Network (PA)

American Planning Association

American Rivers

American Whitewater

Amigos Bravos (NM)

Anchorage Waterways Council (AK)

Arkansas River Coalition (KS)

Atlantic CoastWatch Project



Battenkill Conservancy (NY)

Burton Creek RunoffBluegrass Wildwater (KY)
Buffalo River Stewardship Foundation (AL)

Butte Creek Watershed Conservancy (CA)



Cape Fear River Watch (NC)

Catawba River Expeditions, LLC
Center for Coastal and Watershed Systems, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (CT) 
Center for Environmental Law and Policy 
Center for Global Environmental Education - WaterShed (MN
Center for Watershed Protection (MD) 
Charles River Watershed Association (MA) 

Charleston Riverkeeper (Charleston, SC)

Charlotte Business List (NC)
Chehalis River Watershed Council (WA)
Clean Water Network 
Coastal Advocates (CA) 
Colorado Rivers Alliance (CO) 
Concerned Citizens for the McKenzie River/Goodpasture Bridge Area 
Connecticut River Watershed Council 
Confluence --A River-Inspired Arts Festival (OR) 

Congaree Riverkeeper (Columbia, SC)
The Conservation Fund 
Conservation Trust for North Carolina 
Coyote Creek Riparian Station (CA)



Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DE) 
Des Plaines River Watershed Alliance (IL) 
Dorris Duke Charitable Foundation 
Ducks Unlimited 



Elizabeth River Project (VA) 
Eno River Association (NC)
Environmental Background Information Center (PA)
EPA's Rouge River Basin Program (OR)



Farmington River Watershed Association (CT) 
Fish Unlimited (NY)
Florida Oceanographic Society (FL)
Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina, Inc 

French Broad Riverkeeper (Asheville, NC)
Fresh Water Initiative (The Nature Conservancy) 
Friends of South Ellerbe Creek (NC)
Friends of the Cheat (WV) 
Friends of the Napa River (CA) 
Friends of the Mississippi (MN) 
Friends of the River (CA) 
Friends of the Reedy River (SC)
Friends of the Rouge (MI) 
Friends of the Royal River (ME) 
Friends of the Santa Clara River (CA)

Friends of Wilson Creek (NC)



Grand Traverse Bay Watershed Initiative (MI)
Great Lakes Information Network
Guide to EPA's Saginaw Bay National Watershed Initiative (MI)



Haw River Assembly (Haw Riverkeeper) (NC)

H.E.L.P. (NY)
Henry's Fork Foundation (ID) 
Hoosier Environmental Council (IN)
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater (NY) 



Indian Waterways Association (IN)
International Rivers Network (CA)
River Revival (International Rivers Network's project)
Izaak Walton League of America (MD)


Johnson Creek Watershed Summit (OR)



Kenai Watershed Forum (AK) 
Kentucky Water Watch (KY)
Kentucky Waterways Alliance (KY) 
Kinnickinnic River Land Trust Inc. (WI) 



Lackawanna River Corridor Association (PA)
Lake Michigan Federation (IL, IN, WI. MI)
Land and Water Fund of the Rockies (ID) 
The Land and Water Conservation Fund 
Land Trust for Central North Carolina



Macatawa Watershed Project (MI)
Mackinaw River Project (IL) 
Massachusetts Watershed Coalition 
Merrimack River Watershed Council (MA) 
Missouri Stream Team (MO)
Mississippi Headwaters Board (MN)
Mississippi River Basin Alliance (MO) 
Monday Creek Restoration Project (OH)
Mono Lake Committee (CA) 



National Audobon Society 
Natural Areas Journal 
Natural Resources Defense Council

NC Info Plus

Neuse Riverkeeper (New Bern and Raleigh, NC)
North Carolina Rivers Assessment homepage (NC) 
NC Office of Environmental Education (NC)



Ontario Streams (ON) 
Oregon Adopt-A-River (OR) 
Oregon Association of Conservation Districts (OR)
Oregon Trout (OR)



Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute (ID) 
Pamlico-Tar River Foundation (NC) 
Parker River Clean Water Association (MA) 
Piedmont Land Conservancy 
Potomac Conservancy (MD) 
Professional Paddlesports Association (KY) 
Pure Water for Kansas (KS) 



Redwood Community Action Agency (CA) 
River Action (IA)
Rivers Alliance of Connecticut 
River Alliance of Wisconsin (WI) 
Rivers Council of Minnesota (MN) 
Rivers Council of Washington (WA) 
Rivers Unlimited (OH) 
RiverSides Stewardship Alliance (ON) 
Ruidoso River Association (NM) 



Santee Riverkeeper (SC)

Santucket River Heritage Corridor Coalition, Inc. (RI)
Sarasvati River Website
Save Barton Creek Association (TX) 
Save the Bay - Narragansett Bay (RI)
Sierra Nevada Alliance (CA) 
The Schuylkill River (PA)
Solar Action Alliance
South Branch Watershed Association (NJ)
South Carolina's Information Highway - Directory of SC businesses and organizations
South Yuba River Citizens League (CA) 
St. Johns RiverPage (FL)
Steelhead Society of British Columbia (BC)
StreamTeach, Inc. (MO) 
Sustainable Communities Network



Take a Child Outside - Map of potential outdoor excursions.

Tennesse Paddle Festival (TN) 
Thornapple River Watershed Group (MI)
Truckee River Yacht Club (NV) 
Tualatin Riverkeepers (OR) 



Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper Fund (GA) 
Upper Merrimack River Local Advisory Committee/Upper Merrimack Monitoring Program (NH)
Upper Sacramento River Exchange (CA) 

Upper Watauga Riverkeeper
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service



Verde River Watershed Home Page (AZ)NRCS/BLM's



Waccamaw Riverkeeper (Conway, SC)

Water Information Network (ON)
WaterEdge Habitats - Design and Management (Canada)
Western States Center (OR)
West Virginia Rivers Coalition (WV)

White Oak – New Riverkeeper Alliance (Jacksonville, NC)
Willamette Restoration Initiative (OR)
Willamette Kayak & Canoe Club (OR) 
Willamette Riverkeeper (OR) 
Wyoming Outdoor Council (OR)



Yadkin River Story

Yadkin Riverkeeper (Winston-Salem, NC)



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Jan 25, 2017 NC Riverkeeper Report
From the perspectives of 12 NC Riverkeepers, this report discusses how multiple environmental issues pose challenges in the pursuit of clean, plentiful water. Whether you are in North Carolina or downstream in South Carolina, read this report about the state of environmental enforcement.
Dec 13, 2016 Community Foundation of Gaston County grants $5,000 to CRF for Riverkeeper Program
The Community Foundation will fund Catawba Riverkeeper's work in Gaston County.
Dec 12, 2016 A Successful Launch of our Water Education Program at Great Falls Elementary
Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation in partnership with 4-H Clemson Cooperative Extension successfully completed our pilot Education Outreach Program with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students from Great Falls Elementary.
Sep 27, 2016 Lake Wateree Fall Cleanup a Sweeping Success
86 volunteers collected 5,490 pounds of trash from Lake Wateree
Jun 13, 2016 Dozens of Youth Reached in Water Education Outreach Program Pilot Lessons
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Click here to fill out a pollution report or to report water pollution to Catawba Riverkeeper by phone, call 1-888-679-9494 or 704-679-9494.  In addition, to informing your Riverkeeper, you should also report spills or contamination to federal, state and local environmental officials.

To report South Carolina water pollution call 1-888-481-0125.

To report North Carolina spills or fish kills, call your local regional Department of Environment & Natural Resources office during normal business hours (704-663-1699 for most Catawba basin areas or (828) 296-4500 for Burke, Caldwell, McDowell and other mountain counties) or 800-858-0368 after hours.  (For more information on NC spill reporting, click here)


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