Andy talks about macro-invertebrate analysis.

A Successful Pilot RIpL Seminar

Headwaters had the pleasure of spending the last Saturday in April unveiling the concept and curriculum for our new River Interpretation and Literacy seminar to a diverse and insightful group of river professionals.   From federal and state agencies to private river recreation users to ...

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Obama’s Infrastructure and Innovation

While he did not specifically address the healthy and function of our river ecosystems, we can't help but make some connections to Obama's 2012 State of the Union address. During a shaky economic time, Obama cited the need for investment in innovation and infrastructure in order to increase ...

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The people who make playing in the mountains and on the rivers possible.

Outdoor Alliance: Partnerships for the River

Bikers, kayakers, skiiers, snowboarders, hikers, rafters, and every other type of human-powered recreation enthusiasts are natural stewards of the world's wildlands.  It is a simple fact that the Outdoor Alliance hopes to take to new levels. Last fall, a group of over 140 individuals, all avid ...

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Andy talks about macro-invertebrate analysis.
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The people who make playing in the mountains and on the rivers possible.

A Successful Pilot RIpL Seminar

Headwaters had the pleasure of spending the last Saturday in April unveiling the concept and curriculum for our new River Interpretation and Literacy seminar to a diverse and insightful group of river professionals.   From federal and state agencies to private river recreation users to educators to river guides, the group drew upon experiences from…

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Our Partners

Strategic partnerships allow organizations like Headwaters Institute to operate more efficiently as well as aid in the promotion of similar programs and opportunities in the world of watershed education. We are proud to partner with the following organizations.   Bureau of Land Management The Bureau of Land Management, BLM, seeks to help sustain the health,…

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Mission & History

Headwaters Institute seeks to educate and inspire individuals and communities to care for and connect with their watershed. Through our seminars and courses we aim to increase the general understanding of river systems with comprehensive and captivating information. From global river issues to local case studies, the topics covered in each course will provide pertinent…

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Understanding Our Rivers

The river is the center of the land, the place where the waters, and much more, come together.
Here is the home of wildlife, the route of explorers, and recreation paradise. . . .
Only fragments of our inheritance remain unexploited,
but these streams are more valuable than ever.
-Tim Palmer, Lifelines

Andy talks about macro-invertebrate analysis.
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The people who make playing in the mountains and on the rivers possible.
Celebrating river conservation success on the White Salmon River.