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September 26, 2021| Water
Perdido River. Photo by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute/Flickr.

When you think about our country’s most important rivers, which come to mind? The Mississippi? Colorado? Rio Grande? Well, how about the Perdido River? This critical ecological resource, while lesser known, has an optimal environment for native species and direct connection to the greater Gulf of Mexico. Dividing Florida and Alabama, the Perdido River’s watershed supports water quality and flood prevention in both states AND has been designated worthy of special protections. This World Rivers Day, we want to recognize the Perdido River watershed and those who have worked strategically for decades to keep it protected.

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January 4, 2021| Water
Photo by Eklutna Inc.

The Eklutna River was once a prolific salmon-producing river that provided a rich subsistence resource to the Eklutna Dena'ina people. When a major dam was installed in the river, everything changed. For five years, The Conservation Fund and our partners have worked to remove the dam and restore the salmon population. A new film details how.

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December 2, 2020| Water
Photo by Cait Bourgault.

The people of Greater Portland, Maine, and their upstream Sebago Lake watershed neighbors enjoy exceptionally pure water. This purity is in large part due to the forests surrounding the lakes, rivers, and streams in the 234,000-acre Sebago watershed acting as a natural filter. Sebago Clean Waters, a coalition of eight conservation organizations and a regional water utility, aims to protect the forests that keep these waters clean, provide habitat for wildlife, support community well-being, and boost the local and state economy.

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October 8, 2018| Water
Neil Hawkins, Corporate Vice President of Sustainability for The Dow Chemical Company

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October 1, 2018| Water
Brad Meiklejohn

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March 22, 2018| Water
BearWaters Brewing Company

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April 3, 2017| Water
Chris Kelly

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August 1, 2016| Water
Photo by Sean Gardner. Courtesy of The Conservation Fund.

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February 22, 2016| Water
David Grusznski and his children at a 137-acre preserved site as part of the Milwaukee River Swamp. Photo by Ivan LaBianca.

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January 25, 2016| Water
Erik Meyers at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Whitney Flanagan.

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