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JamesShelton

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Review for Ocean River Institute Inc, Cambridge, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Based out of New England and dedicated to the connection between oceans and rivers, the Ocean River Institute was started to limit lawn fertilizer from causing harmful Algea blooms in New England. They then worked on this issue in Florida but I learned about them when they tackled the problems of managing fish populations that live at sea for years then spawn upstrem in Rivers. They gave me a forum to write letters on river herring in Richmond to the New England fisheries council which had been allowing over fishing of these same fish. They followed up with the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries council. These catch limets as well as catch limits whithin Virginia waters have been great steps in conservation of our James Rover Ecosystem. It would not be possible without this regional group.

Role:  Donor
 

Review for International Rivers Network dba International Rivers, Berkeley, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

This is great worlwide organization covering issues such as the effects of dams on rivers which many other groups are not doing. They work around the world in Developing nations as well as industrial nations. They have very good information and wage advocacy campaigns to save these important resources.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Creating sustainable alternatives to damming for water needs.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Hearing about so many great rivers around the world.

Ways to make it better...

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Donor & Write many letters to stake holders on the importance of rivers that may be dammed.