Learn About the Wild and Scenic Rivers Coalition

Mission

The mission of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Coalition is to protect and defend existing and potential Wild and Scenic Rivers and broaden the movement for their conservation by raising awareness about their value. 

Goals

  1. Capacity: Build greater capacity for river organizations to be more effective advocating for Wild and Scenic protections.
  2. Advocacy: Protect and defend designated and potential Wild and Scenic Rivers and support the non-profit and agency river professionals who steward them.
  3. Communications: Improve communications amongst river organizations and with the public about the value of Wild and Scenic Rivers. 

Organizational Members

Across the country, small and large river organizations do great work to protect the Wild and Scenic River System and expand it. In coalition, we are a more effective and powerful voice for the conservation of free-flowing, healthy rivers nationwide. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Coalition is an unincorporated alliance of these river and wildlands organizations:

Learn more about joining the Wild and Scenic Rivers Coalition.

Leadership Team

The Wild and Scenic Rivers Coalition is led by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Coalition Coordinator, Lisa Ronald, in collaboration with a Leadership Team that includes representation from the following organizations:

American Rivers
American Whitewater
California Wilderness Coalition
Citizens United to Protect the Maurice and its Tributaries
Great Egg Harbor Watershed Association
Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Idaho Rivers United
Kern River Conservancy
Musconetcong Watershed Association
Northern Arizona University
River Management Society
Smith River Alliance
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Contact Us

Interested learning more about the Wild and Scenic Rivers Coalition? Email coordinator Lisa Ronald at lisa.a.k.ronald@gmail.com or call 406-396-3607. Download the Wild and Scenic Rivers Coalition Logo.