Habitat Restoration

Through invasive species removal, native plantings, and barrier removals, Ohio River Foundation creates more climate change resilient habitats.

Interested in supporting our work? Do you need to implement a habitat restoration project? Ohio River Foundation works with private and public landowners to implement and manage their projects, as well as provide assistance in obtaining project funding. Fund a project. 

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Ohio River Valley CISMA

Ohio River Foundation is spearheading the Ohio River Valley Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA), a coalition of nonprofit organizations, agencies and businesses working to control and remove invasive species in a 22-county area in the Ohio River Valley.


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.