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Friends Of The White River Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Environment, Water, Water Resources, Wetlands Conservation & Management

Mission: To preserve and protect white river.

Programs: River school provides an "on-the-water" learning experience for middle school, high school and college students. It includes classes on water quality, invertebrates, wildlife, watersheds and the public policy related to them. Approx. 100 students participate each year.

annual river clean-ups (4-6 per year) on white river, fall creek and other tributary streams. Several hundred volunteers clear tons of trash and help with bank restoration projects recommended by local governmental agencies.

teach kids to use the river as a recreational resource in the midst of a city and to be good stewards of the wathershed through the kids fishing invitational. Approx. 100 kids participate annually.

partnering to protect white river provides river expeditions for policy makers, opinion leaders, cultural and community interests with an on-water component in central indiana.

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