Healthy Waters


Taking responsibility to protect the places we paddle, we created our Healthy Waters initiative. We are proud to support these non-for profit agencies that do so much for us all. Below you’ll find a listing for all of our partners so you can learn more about what they do.

American Rivers

Founded in 1973, is the nation’s leading river conservation organization and since their inception have protected and restored more than 150,000 miles of rivers through advocacy efforts, on-the-ground projects, and the annual America’s Most Endangered Rivers® campaign.Their mission is to protect and restore America’s rivers for the benefit of people, wildlife and nature.

American Whitewater

Founded in 1954, AW is a national organization with a mission "to conserve and restore America's whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely." The organization is the primary advocate for the preservation and protection of whitewater resources throughout the United States.

Northern Forest Canoe Trail

The 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail traces historic travel routes across the northeastern United States from the Adirondacks to the Allagash. We protect and steward our water trail and foster community vitality to provide inspiring outdoor experiences in the Northern Forest Region.

Ottawa Riverkeeper

Founded in 2001, Ottawa Riverkeeper is a grassroots charity formed to protect, promote and improve the health and future of the Ottawa River and its tributaries.

Puget Soundkeeper

Puget Soundkeeper’s mission is to protect and preserve the waters of Puget Sound. To achieve this mission, Soundkeeper works to meaningfully decrease pollutants reaching the Sound by actively monitoring

Rivers for Change

Rivers for Change is a nonprofit made up of a passionate group of river enthusiasts dedicated to changing the way people think about and interact with water. Through adventure, conservation and education we work to connect individuals and communities to rivers and promote source to sea literacy.

Stand Up for Great Bear

The Standup4Greatbear Society was born from a 2010 conservation standup paddle by Norm Hann along the proposed oil tanker route. The society now promotes the education, awareness, and protection of the Great Bear Rainforest through conservation expeditions, featured talks and school presentations. We support environmental, educational and youth related projects in the Great Bear Rainforest.

Washington Water Trails Association

WWTA’s mission is to preserve and expand public access to marine shorelines, lakesides and inland riverbanks, while advocating and educating for environmental stewardship through Leave No Trace principles.