Nominations have closed. We'll announce the winners on our River Champions page.

River Champions help to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers, and conserve clean water | © DJ Schulte

Nominate a River Champion

American Rivers is proud to announce the 1st annual River Champions, in celebration of our 40th Anniversary. This year we have chosen to recognize 20 people who we know have made outstanding contributions to river and wildlife conservation.

Now we want to hear from you! We are looking for River Champions who you know have made an impact on your local river or stream. Nominate anyone, a river cleanup organizer, a long term volunteer, or local activist.

By submitting the River Champion Nominee Form, you agree to the terms & conditions of this promotion.

Nominations have closed. We'll announce the winners on our River Champions page.