We Save Rivers


Our Mission

Our mission is to advocate for the protection, enhancement and restoration of Wisconsin's rivers and watersheds. Our members are urban, rural and retired; anglers, paddlers and lovers of water and some depend on rivers to make a living. Together, our common interest is a shared passion for rivers and the inspiration they bring.

The Waters we Protect 

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Upcoming Events

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    Online Auction
    Online Auction

    Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and experiences while saving rivers! You can find priceless river experiences, fine wine and dining packages, and unique art through the River Alliance Online...

Word on the Stream

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    Commentary on #wish4waterWI
    Nick Cooper, Townsquare Media

    The response to our #wish4waterWI campaign has been really gratifying. Some of you have stated simple and eloquent wishes for water. Others, like Rodd Wangen, have been eloquent and -- defying the writing of the...

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    New Zealand Mudsnails...Continued
    Nick Cooper, Townsquare Media

    It's been nearly a year since New Zealand mudsnails were discovered in Wisconsin. The mudsnails were actually found in a macroinvertebrate sample taken in 2012 by Wisconsin DNR biologists during routine sampling. The...

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    Anita Adams
    Nick Cooper, Townsquare Media

    Anita Adams finds the hills and dales of Trempealeau County, where she gardens and rides horses and plays outside on the 49-acre farm she owns with her husband, to be one of the most spectacular landscapes she's ever...

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    Aurora Conley
    Nick Cooper, Townsquare Media

    Aurora Conley grew up on the shores of a mighty Great Lake, on the sacred homeland of the Bad River Tribe of the Lake Superior Chippewa. Water is crucial to both the way of life and livelihood of the tribe, which...