What we do

Protect and restore the Ohio River and its watershed

For more than 20 years, Ohio River Foundation has worked diligently to protect and improve the water quality and ecology of the Ohio River and its watershed. We have succeeded in reaching our goals through advocacy, habitat restoration, and school education and youth programs.

Education

Thousands of students participate in our hands-on education programs every year.

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Habitat Restoration

Our restoration program creates better habitats for native species and improves water quality in the Ohio River watershed..

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Advocacy

We are a strong voice for improving water quality and for protecting and restoring the Ohio River and its tributaries.

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THE IMPACT

Your Donation Makes a Big Impact

  • $25 can provided 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 500 native trees to restore critical habitat and help keep our water clean.