Tangible Results. Measurable Impact.

River Partners is helping lead a fundamental redesign of California’s approach to water management, working with our rivers’ natural systems to restore floodplains and regenerate riparian forests.

Our groundbreaking approach unites cutting-edge science and agricultural practices with large-scale habitat restoration. We provide a broad ripple effect of flood protection, expanded wildlife habitat, carbon sequestration, green jobs, open space and conservation of precious water resources.

The innovative partnerships we forge across sectors bring life back to rivers and nourish the ecosystems, economies and communities of California.

Together, we can do so much more.

12,000
Acres restored since 1998
58
Priority species protected
34,000
Acre-feet annual water savings
$1 billion+
Ecological value created

Featured Work

Floodplain Forests Face Off to Climate Change

Riparian forests are powerful protection at the front lines of climate change. Visit our Dos Rios project with the New York Times.

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The Time Is Now

We are in a critical window of opportunity to bring habitat back to rivers, reduce flood risk, conserve water, and capture carbon. Here’s why.

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A Natural Approach to Flood Safety

Floodplains River Partners restored on the Feather River proved their worth during the Oroville Dam failure. Take a listen.

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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

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.