The newly-forming Willamette River Network is hiring two visionary leaders with a deep commitment to river health. This is an opportunity to launch and grow a new network with an evolving community and an intention for distributed leadership and power sharing.
Many of us have a story about what makes the Willamette special to us. At December’s Within Our Reach conference, dozens of members of the Willamette community shared theirs on-camera.
The successes our partners and grantees have achieved in WRI’s lifetime are impressive. But we have always known that restoring a river basin as large, complex and important as the Willamette will take a collaborative effort for decades to come.
As WRI enters its tenth and final year, we’re working with a team of advisors on a strategy to continue supporting work to improve river health in the Willamette Basin.
As the Willamette River Initiative enters its final year, we’re developing a strategy to continue supporting river health in the Willamette Basin.
It takes transformative leadership to be a true hero of the river restoration field.
As a business owner who makes his living restoring native Willamette Basin habitats, Rosario Franco is quite literally transforming this important watershed, tree-by-tree and acre-by-acre.
The Willamette River Initiative is in the midst of a transformation.
The Willamette River Initiative this fall awarded 24 grants totaling $1.3 million to support a wide range of efforts to improve the health of the Willamette River system and the communities it touches.