Willamette Riverkeeper


To protect and restore the Willamette River ecosystem in its entirety, including its many Portland-area tributaries, the Willamette River Water Trail and the Portland Harbor Superfund site. 

Bottom Line for Portland

Last year, WR restored 562 acres of river habitat, including planting more than 126,300 native plants. Through 48 events at 72 sites along the Willamette, it engaged more than 2,208 people with the river, including more than 1,126 volunteers.

“If you care about your river, connect with Willamette Riverkeeper. They do more than anyone to really protect and improve this jewel. With them, you get to have fun on the water and you become a river hero!” —Dean Codo, member since 2008

Business Partners

Give $100 or more and learn to kayak, canoe or SUP with a free “basic skills” class for two (or comparable rental) from Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe. Join us for more fun and prizes during our annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Dec. 1 at Hollywood Theatre.

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