When we plant native trees and shrubs in riparian areas, it not only improves the habitat for wildlife, but it also helps prevent erosion and keeps the waterway cleaner. An example is harvesting live stakes from existing, native trees to replant on stream banks.
Donations and Memberships
Support the Ohio River Foundation
We know how important water is to you. Reducing pollution, restoring habitat, educating and training the next generation of environmental stewards, and ensuring clean water for you and millions of fellow citizens, all keeps us working on your behalf.
$25 can plant five native trees as a streamside buffer.
Water Quality Equipment
$100 can buy water quality equipment to enable us to identify pollution problems.
New River Explorers
$500 can help 50 students be River Explorers for a day of learning in a river or creek.
Youth Conservation Teams
$1,000 can fund a high school Youth Conservation Team for a day of conservation work and learning.
other restoration projects
Invasive Species Removal
Our work removing these harmful plants enhances the habitat for native flora and fauna and improves water quality.
Save Our Parks
By partnering with communities on our habitat restoration efforts, we make an even bigger impact.