May 12, 2024
Mussel Moms Have All the Moves
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Mussel Moms Have All the Moves

Today is Mother’s Day, and it’s a great day to show appreciation for all the mother figures in your life. At ORF, we’re extending that to some of our favorite freshwater females.  There’s a complex and amazing Mother’s Day story just below the...
March 27, 2024
Ohio River Foundation Receives Nearly $100,000 in Funding for Habitat Restoration Work
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Ohio River Foundation Receives Nearly $100,000 in Funding for Habitat Restoration Work

Ohio River Foundation (ORF) has received almost $100,000 in funding for its Invasive Species Removal Strike Force (ISRSF) activities in Greater Cincinnati. Corporate volunteers from throughout Greater Cincinnati participate in hands-on restoration work to remove invasive species and, in some cases, plant native trees in removal areas. Funding for this program is provided in part by The Duke Energy Foundation, L.L. Nippert Charitable Foundation, and The H.B., E.W., and F.R. Luther Charitable Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, N.A., Trustee.

THE IMPACT

Your Donation Makes a Big Impact

  • $25 can provide food for the freshwater mussel “ambassadors” we use in our Mussels in the Classroom program.
  • $100 can buy water quality equipment to enable us to identify pollution problems.
  • $500 can help 50 students be River Explorers for a day of learning in a river or creek.
  • $1,000 can plant 100 native trees to restore critical habitat and help keep our water clean.