What does it take to revitalize a watershed for generations to come?

It takes at least a decade of sustained funding matched with an integrated, community-based, whole watershed approach to address the leading barriers to effective restoration—an approach we champion every day.

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A full suite of water solutions to protect and sustain this vital resource

Our Model Watershed Program is part of a full suite of solutions designed to help redefine how we value, use and manage freshwater resources.

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Read profiles of our partners’ work and the benefit of a BEF partnership

Browse through profiles of our watershed partners across 6 western states to discover the good work they are doing on the ground, aided by the best-practices support and long-term funding our programs provide.

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Thanks to the generous support of our funders, BEF’s Model Watershed Program is leading the development of a truly adaptive, integrated and strategic approach to community-based watershed restoration and stewardship.

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