July 27, 2021
Youth Conservation Teams (YCT)

Youth Conservation Teams (YCT)

Our Youth Conservation Teams (YCT) stewardship program was the first of its kind in the 11-state Ohio River watershed. It leveraged ORF’s resources and connections throughout the region in areas of education, restoration and resource management. This program...
March 2, 2021
Camp Michaels Gunpowder Creek Dam Removal

Camp Michaels Gunpowder Creek Dam Removal

The Camp Michaels Gunpowder Creek Dam Removal Project was a collaborative effort by Boone County Conservation District (BCCD), Ohio River Foundation (ORF), and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to restore flow and habitat for the fish and wildlife of Gunpowder Creek.

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.