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Phone: 434 97-RIVER
PO Box 1501
Charlottesville
Virginia 22902
USA
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Target demographics: RCS invites volunteers of every age, gender and ethnicity to participate in the events we sponsor, including river cleanups, buffer plantings, restoration projects, student education events and river paddles.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Cleanup the river by collecting and disposing of trash, help in the office, help with fund raising appeals, attend a public lecture,

Programs: Education, Outreach, Restoration, Recreation and Advocacy,

Mission:
Rivanna Conservation Society is dedicated to safeguarding the ecological, scenic, recreational and historic resources of the Rivanna River and its watershed.
Results:
Over its 20 year history RCS has facilitated the breaching of the Woolen Mills Dam, has conducted a comprehensive review of the stormwater codes and ordinances of the four major jusdictions, has planted thousands of trees as buffers to protect the river, has sponsored teacher and youth watershed summits, has hosted hundreds of public education forums, has conducted River Sojourns, river paddles and has consistently engaged the public in the care and protection of the river. RCS is also the regional coordinator for the World Water Monitoring Day events.

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01/20/11
RCS is top notch! As a member, I appreciate the information they provide, the programs they offer and the continuing efforts to protect the river. they know what they are doing, and they do it well. What more could you ask for from a community nonprofit? Thank you, Robbi and crew... more »
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10/27/10
As a member of the RCS Board of Directors, I have the privilege of routinely witnessing the incredible work this organization manages to do on a shoestring budget. Our staff is as personally devoted to our mission as they are professionally, and it shows in what they're able to accomplish. It ... more »
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10/15/10
Over the past seveal years my family and I have participated in the RCS River Clean Ups, the Buffer Plantiings and the Geocaching at the Scheier Natural Area. Each event has been exceptionally well planned and implemented and my three sons enjoy being outdoors and at the same time helping to the ... more »
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